Purportless Pur"port*less, a. Without purport or meaning. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • purportless — pronunc at purport I or purport II+lə̇s adjective Etymology: purport (I) + less : lacking purpose or meaning purportless questioning …   Useful english dictionary

  • purportless — pur·por·tless …   English syllables

  • purport — purportless, adj. v. /peuhr pawrt , pohrt , perr pawrt, pohrt/; n. /perr pawrt, pohrt/, v.t. 1. to present, esp. deliberately, the appearance of being; profess or claim, often falsely: a document purporting to be official. 2. to convey to the… …   Universalium

  • aimless — Synonyms and related words: amorphous, by the way, capricious, casual, causeless, chance, designless, desultory, deviative, digressive, disarticulated, discontinuous, discursive, disjunct, disordered, dispersed, disproportionate, driftless,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • empty — Synonyms and related words: abandoned, absurd, aimless, airy, apparently sound, arid, asinine, awkward, banal, bare, barren, baseless, blah, bland, blank, blankminded, bleached, bleed, bloodless, blow, blow out, bootless, broach, callow, calm,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • garbled — Synonyms and related words: affected, aimless, apocryphal, artificial, assumed, bastard, beyond one, biased, bogus, brummagem, butchered, castrated, catachrestic, colorable, colored, complex, complicated, cooked, counterfeit, counterfeited,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inane — Synonyms and related words: absurd, aimless, airy, apish, arid, asinine, awkward, bare, barren, batty, befooled, beguiled, besotted, blah, bland, blank, blankminded, bleached, bloodless, bonkers, bootless, brainless, buffoonish, callow, calm,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • insignificant — Synonyms and related words: aimless, back burner, casual, cursory, depthless, designless, dinky, dispensable, empty, few, footling, garbled, immaterial, importless, inane, inappreciable, inconsequential, inconsiderable, inessential, inferior,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • meaningless — Synonyms and related words: absurd, aimless, amorphous, asinine, blank, bootless, capricious, casual, designless, desultory, disarticulated, discontinuous, disinclined to communicate, disjunct, disordered, dispersed, disproportionate, empty,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • null — Synonyms and related words: aimless, bad, bare, barren, bland, blank, bleached, characterless, clear, designless, devoid, empty, existless, featureless, garbled, hollow, importless, inane, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, insignificant,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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