Synonyms for (adjective) purposeless

Synonyms: purposeless

Definition: not evidencing any purpose or goal

Similar words: planless, undirected, adrift, afloat, aimless, directionless, rudderless

Definition: aimlessly drifting


Similar words: desultory

Definition: marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; jumping from one thing to another

Usage: desultory thoughts; the desultory conversation characteristic of cocktail parties


Synonyms: otiose, superfluous, purposeless, pointless, senseless, wasted

Definition: serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being

Usage: otiose lines in a play; advice is wasted words; a pointless remark; a life essentially purposeless; senseless violence

Similar words: worthless

Definition: lacking in usefulness or value

Usage: a worthless idler