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na adjective, noun

English Meaning(s) for 無駄

na adjective, noun
  1. futility; uselessness; pointlessness

Definition and Synonyms for 無駄

Senselessness total lack of meaning or ideas
Synonyms: 無駄, 真空
Futility uselessness as a consequence of having no practical result
Synonyms: ただ, , , , 無用, 無益, 無駄
Wasteful laying waste
Synonyms: 無駄
Waste useless or profitless activity
Synonyms: 不経済, 乱費, 冗費, 徒爾, 徒費, 浪費, 無駄, 無駄遣い, 空費, 蕩尽
Wasteful inefficient in use of time and effort and materials
Synonyms: もったいない, 不経済, 無駄
Fruitless unproductive of success
Synonyms: ただ, だめ, 不毛, 儚い, , , , 徒爾, 無益, 無駄, 空しい,
Useless having no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully
Synonyms: やくざ, へっぽこ, 下る, 下がる, 不用, 儚い, 徒爾, 無用, 無益, 無駄, 益体もない
Ineffectual producing no result or effect
Synonyms: 不毛, 儚い, 無効, 無益, 無駄, 空しい
Worthless lacking in usefulness or value
Synonyms: だめ, やくざ, くだらない, 下る, 下がる, 無用, 無益, 無駄, 甲斐無し, 益体もない, 馬鹿らしい, 馬鹿馬鹿しい
Senseless serving no useful purpose
Synonyms: 無意味, 無駄
Waste using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
Synonyms: 不経済, 乱費, 冗費, 徒爾, 徒費, 浪費, 無駄, 無駄遣い, 空費, 蕩尽
Senseless having no excuse for being
Synonyms: 無意味, 無駄

Meanings for each kanji in 無駄

nothingness; none; ain't; nothing; nil; not Kanji Details »
burdensome; pack horse; horse load; send by horse Kanji Details »

Categories 無駄 is a member of

Activity any specific behavior
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Unusefulness the quality of having no practical use
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Meaninglessness the quality of having no value or significance
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 無駄

Sample Sentences for 無駄

A lot of time was wasted.
The farmer regretted having wasted some wheat.
There's no use trying to persuade him.
I tried to get it, but to no purpose.
It is no use making an excuse like that.

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