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    otiose - Dictionary definition and meaning for word otiose

    Definition
    (adj) serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    Example Sentence
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence
    Definition
    (adj) producing no result or effect
    Synonyms : futile , ineffectual , unavailing
    Example Sentence
    • a futile effort
    • the therapy was ineffectual
    • an otiose undertaking
    • an unavailing attempt
    Definition
    (adj) disinclined to work or exertion
    Synonyms : faineant , indolent , lazy , slothful , work-shy
    Example Sentence
    • faineant kings under whose rule the country languished
    • an indolent hanger-on
    • too lazy to wash the dishes
    • shiftless idle youth
    • slothful employees
    • the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for otiose

O T use...of trivial use i.e useless....

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ooty is place where people go to chill and not work

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