unmeaning

Part of speech: adjective

Meaningless.

Part of speech: adverb

Unmeaningly.

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Usage examples "unmeaning":

  1. Many unthinking persons consider the observance of etiquette to be nonsensical and unfriendly, as consisting of unmeaning forms, practiced only by the silly and the idle; an opinion which arises from their not having reflected on the reasons that have led to the establishment of certain rules indispensable to the well- being of society, and without which, indeed, it would inevitably fall to pieces, and be destroyed. - "Martine's Hand-book of Etiquette, and Guide to True Politeness", Arthur Martine.
  2. But it is not worth while to linger here; the use of the first person has other and more interesting snares than this, that it pretends to disguise unmeaning, inexpressive form in a story. - "The Craft of Fiction", Percy Lubbock.
  3. Hers, in contrast to that other, was the unmeaning grief, the overwhelming sense of injustice of the child; and with her regained physical strength the two had all they could do to restrain her. - "The Inside of the Cup, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.