absence of mind, absurdity, agnosticism, aimlessness, aridity, asininity, barrenness, battiness, big deal, blank, blank mind, blankmindedness, blankness, bloodlessness, bootlessness, brainlessness, buffoonery, callowness, calm of mind, characterlessness, clean slate, clownishness, colorlessness, counterproductiveness, counterproductivity, crackpottedness, crankiness, craziness, daffiness, dead letter, deadness, desipience, dismalness, dottiness, dragginess, dreariness, dryness, dullness, dustiness, eccentricity, effeteness, emptiness, emptiness of mind, empty sound, empty space, empty-headedness, etiolation, failure, fallow mind, fatuity, fatuousness, fecklessness, flatness, flavorlessness, flimsiness, folly, foolery, foolheadedness, foolishness, frivolity, frivolousness, fruitlessness, futility, giddiness, goofiness, greenhornism, greenness, heaviness, hiatus of learning, hollowness, idiocy, idleness, ignorance, ignorantism, ignorantness, imbecility, impotence, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy, ineptitude, inexcitability, inexperience, innocence, insanity, insignificance, insipidity, insipidness, invalidity, jejuneness, jejunity, know-nothingism, knowledge-gap, lack of information, leadenness, levity, lifelessness, lightness, lowness of spirit, lunacy, madness, meaninglessness, mental blankness, mental void, mere noise, mildness, mindlessness, nescience, niaiserie, nirvana, noise, nonsensicality, nothing, nothingness, nugacity, nullity, nuttiness, oblivion, obscurantism, otiosity, paleness, pallor, passivity, phatic communion, pointlessness, pokiness, ponderousness, preposterousness, profitlessness, purposelessness, queerness, quietism, rat race, rawness, saplessness, sappiness, savorlessness, screwiness, senselessness, shallowness, silliness, simpleness, simplicity, slenderness, slightness, slowness, solemnity, spiritlessness, staleness, sterility, stiffness, stodginess, stuffiness, stupidity, superficiality, tabula rasa, tastelessness, tediousness, the absurd, thinness, thoughtfreeness, thoughtlessness, tranquillity, triflingness, triteness, triviality, trivialness, unacquaintance, unfamiliarity, unintelligence, uninterestingness, unknowing, unknowingness, unliveliness, unmeaningness, unproductiveness, unprofitability, unprofitableness, unripeness, unsavoriness, unsignificancy, uselessness, vacancy, vacuity, vacuousness, vacuum, valuelessness, vanity, vapidity, vapidness, vicious circle, void, wackiness, weakness, weirdness, wishy-washiness, witlessness, woodenness, worthlessness, zaniness, zanyism
unsubstantiality, insubstantiality, nothingness, nihility, no degree, no part, no quantity, no thing, nothing, naught, nil, nullity, zero, cipher, no one, nobody, never a one, ne'er a one, no such thing, none in the world, nothing whatever, nothing at all, nothing on earth, not a particle, all talk, moonshine, stuff and nonsense, matter of no importance, matter of no consequence, thing of naught, man of straw, John Doe and Richard Roe, faggot voter, nominis umbra, nonentity, flash in the pan, vox et praeterea nihil, shadow, phantom, dream, ignis fatuus, such stuff as dreams are made of, air, thin air, vapor, bubble, baseless fabric of a vision, mockery, hollowness, blank, void, inanity
, fool's paradise, unsubstantial, baseless, groundless, ungrounded, without foundation, having no foundation, visionary, immaterial, spectral, dreamy, shadowy, ethereal, airy, cloud built, cloud formed, gossamery, illusory, insubstantial, unreal, vacant, vacuous, empty, eviscerated, blank, hollow, nominal, null, inane, there's nothing in it, an ocean of dreams without a sound.
inutility, uselessness, inefficacy, futility, ineptitude, inaptitude, unsubservience, inadequacy, inefficiency, unskillfulness, disservice, unfruitfulness (unproductiveness), labor in vain, labor lost, labor of Sisyphus, lost trouble, lost labor, work of Penelope, sleeveless errand, wild goose chase, mere farce, tautology, supererogation, vanitas vanitatum, vanity, inanity
, worthlessness, nugacity, triviality, caput mortuum, waste paper, dead letter, blunt tool, litter, rubbish, junk, lumber, odds and ends, cast-off clothes, button top, shoddy, rags, orts, trash, refuse, sweepings, scourings, offscourings, waste, rubble, debris, detritus, stubble, leavings, broken meat, dregs, weeds, tares, rubbish heap, dust hole, rudera, deads, fruges consumere natus, useless, inutile, inefficacious, futile, unavailing, bootless, inoperative, inadequate, inservient, unsubservient, inept, inefficient, of no avail, ineffectual, incompetent, stale, flat and unprofitable, superfluous, dispensable, thrown away, abortive, worthless, valueless, priceless, unsalable, not worth a straw, dear at any price, vain, empty, inane, gainless, profitless, fruitless, unserviceable, unprofitable, ill-spent, unproductive, hors de combat, effete, past work, obsolete, fit for the dust hole, good for nothing, of no earthly use, not worth having, not worth powder and shot, leading to no end, uncalled for, unnecessary, unneeded, uselessly, to little purpose, to no purpose, to little or no purpose, Int, cui bono?, what's the good!, actum ne agas, chercher une aiguille dans une botte de foin, tanto buon che val niente.
meaninglessness, unmeaningness, scrabble, empty sound, dead letter, vox et praeterea nihil, a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing, sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal, nonsense, utter nonsense, gibberish, jargon, jabber, mere words, hocus-pocus, fustian, rant, bombast, balderdash, palaver, flummery, verbiage, babble, baverdage, baragouin, platitude, niaiserie, inanity
, flap-doodle, rigmarole, rodomontade, truism, nugae canorae, twaddle, twattle, fudge, trash, garbage, humbug, poppy-cock, stuff, stuff and nonsense, bosh, rubbish, moonshine, wish-wash, fiddle- faddle, absurdity, vagueness, boilerplate, clich_¬, unmeaning, meaningless, senseless, nonsensical, void of sense, inexpressive, unexpressive, vacant, not significant, insignificant, trashy, washy, trumpery, trivial, fiddle-faddle, twaddling, quibbling, unmeant, not expressed, tacit, inexpressible, undefinable, incommunicable.