Unmeaning Un*mean"ing, a. 1. Having no meaning or signification; as, unmeaning words. [1913 Webster]

2. Not indicating intelligence or sense; senseless; expressionless; as, an unmeaning face. [1913 Webster]

There pride sits blazoned on the unmeaning brow. --Trumbull. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*mean"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Un*mean"ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • unmeaning — [unmēn′iŋ] adj. 1. lacking in meaning, sense, or significance 2. showing no sense or intelligence; empty; expressionless …   English World dictionary

  • unmeaning — adjective Date: 1704 1. lacking intelligence ; vapid 2. having no meaning ; senseless …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unmeaning — unmeaningly, adv. /un mee ning/, adj. 1. not meaning anything; devoid of intelligence, sense, or significance, as words or actions; pointless; empty. 2. expressionless, vacant, or unintelligent, as the face; insipid. [1695 1705; UN 1 + MEANING] * …   Universalium

  • unmeaning — adjective ʌnˈmiːnɪŋ Having no meaning or significance Syn: meaningless, insignificant, unmeaningful …   Wiktionary

  • unmeaning — adj. unintentional, not on purpose …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unmeaning — adjective having no meaning; meaningless …   English new terms dictionary

  • unmeaning — a. 1. Meaningless, insignificant, senseless. 2. Inexpressive, unintelligent, insignificant …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • unmeaning — un·meaning …   English syllables

  • unmeaning — un•mean•ing [[t]ʌnˈmi nɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) not meaning anything; devoid of sense or significance, as words or actions; empty 2) expressionless or unintelligent, as the face • Etymology: 1695–1705 un•mean′ing•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • unmeaning — /ʌnˈminɪŋ/ (say un meening) adjective 1. not meaning anything; without meaning or significance, as words or actions; meaningless. 2. expressionless, vacant, or unintelligent, as the face, etc. –unmeaningly, adverb –unmeaningness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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