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]

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