Unmeaningness
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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  • Unmeaningness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Absence of meaning. < N PARAG:Unmeaningness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 unmeaningness unmeaningness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 scrabble scrabble GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 empty sound empty sound dead letter vox et praeterea nihil => …   English dictionary for students

  • unmeaningness — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of meaning or sense Nouns 1. unmeaningness, meaninglessness, senselessness, etc.; absurdity, inanity; ambiguity (see unintelligibility); oxymoron. 2. nonsense, verbiage, mere words, empty sound, dead… …   English dictionary for students

  • unmeaningness — noun The quality of being unmeaning; insignificance. Syn: meaninglessness, unmeaningfulness …   Wiktionary

  • unmeaningness — un·mean·ing·ness …   English syllables

  • unmeaningness — noun see unmeaning …   Useful english dictionary

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  • emptiness — Synonyms and related words: absence, absence of mind, absurdity, acreage, aimlessness, angst, anguish, anxiety, appetite, area, aridity, bareness, barrenness, big deal, blankness, bleakness, bloodlessness, bootlessness, boredom, breadth, canine… …   Moby Thesaurus

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