Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Purposeless

12 September 2020 Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We have 8 answers for the crossword clue Purposeless. We last saw the 'Purposeless' clue in Evening Standard Quick Crossword on Thursday, 17 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being; "otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words"; "a pointless remark"; "a life essentially purposeless"; "senseless violence"
  • Not evidencing any purpose or goal

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

IDLE

Not in action or at work; "an idle laborer"; "idle drifters"; "the idle rich"; "an idle mind"

5 Letters

INANE

Devoid of intelligence

6 Letters

OTIOSE

Disinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy"

WASTED

(of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use; "partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm"

7 Letters

AIMLESS

Continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another; "a drifting double-dealer"; "the floating population"; "vagrant hippies of the sixties"

9 Letters

POINTLESS

Not having a point especially a sharp point; "my pencils are all pointless"

SENSELESS

(of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment

11 Letters

SUPERFLUOUS

More than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare room"; "supernumerary ornamentation"; "it was supererogatory of her to gloat"; "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"; "surplus cheese distributed to the needy"

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