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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM
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otiose

(adjective) Serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being.

Synonyms: superfluous, wasted, pointless, senseless

Usage: More than half of his acceptance speech was otiose nonsense, and the rest was just a rehash of his campaign promises.
Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:20:29 AM

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Otiose sentence examples:

-In it, too, the sense of duty will have become otiose and have disappeared, being essentially a relic of the history of the moral consciousness.

-Amendment No. 18 deletes clause 13, which now becomes otiose.

-Yes, I agree some of my original comments seem otiose, but where made in relation to a flawed solution.

-https://sentence.yourdictionary.com/otiose





Ashwin Vemuri
Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 11:09:18 AM

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otiose

(adjective) Serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being.

Synonyms: superfluous, wasted, pointless, senseless

Usage: More than half of his acceptance speech was otiose nonsense, and the rest was just a rehash of his campaign promises.
Ajike Omooba
Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2020 6:10:33 PM

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