Translation for 'pointless' from English to Russian
ADJ   pointless | more pointless | most pointless
SYNO otiose | pointless | purposeless | ...
бессмысленный {adj} [напрасный, бесполезный]pointless
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Usage Examples English
  • Brown began his hockey career with the Montreal Canadiens in the 1936–37 NHL season playing 27 games (4–6–10) during the regular season then four playoff games in which he went pointless.
  • Selling, carrying, bringing, or taking coal(s) to Newcastle is an idiom of British origin describing a pointless action.
  • Pointless topology (also called point-free or pointfree topology) is an approach to topology that avoids mentioning points.
  • (kiku to kan kuruu, RIRIKU tsurai, herikutsu RAIMU/ listening to it makes me mad as hell, annoying lyrics, pointless rhymes).
  • Mavety moved on to the Philadelphia Blazers, where he went pointless in four games during the 1972–73 season.

  • Kronwall represented Sweden at the 2002 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, where he was pointless in seven games.
  • "TV Guide" gave a negative review calling it "a pointless variation on the killer-doll genre".
  • In January 2003, PI launched an international competition to discover the world's "most pointless, intrusive and self-serving security initiatives".
  • Her death has been regarded as unnecessary and pointless to the plot by numerous critics, who complained about the character's possible potential.
  • In a Christmas special of the UK gameshow "Pointless Celebrities", which was broadcast on 21 December 2013, Nicholas was a "Pointless answer" in a Band Aid 20 round.

  • After the German move the French and British held military discussions, which proved pointless.
  • "Trouser Press" commented that the EP "offers very little songwriting content, merely scanty ideas in service of largely pointless studio fiddling".
  • In 2013, Talksport named The Friendship Trophy one of football's most pointless awards.
  • Masaki Aiba's corner. Aiba would propose, often pointless, experiments for the other members of Arashi to try out.
  • Five books have been released of the show: "The 100 Most Pointless Things in the World", "The 100 Most Pointless Arguments in the World", "The Very Pointless Quiz Book" (not to be mistaken for "The Pointless Book"), "The A-Z of Pointless: A brain-teasing bumper book of questions and trivia" and "A Pointless History of the World".

  • Some have speculated that these apparently bizarre, pointless behaviors were not mistakes at all.
  • Critical reception was muted. [...] The most scathing description as "frustrating and pointless watching" came from The Guardian".
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