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Dictionary Definition

meaningless adj : having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation" [syn: nonmeaningful] [ant: meaningful]

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  1. Lacking meaning, insignificant.
    All our efforts were ultimately meaningless.

Derived terms


lacking meaning, insignificant

Extensive Definition

For the song by The Magnetic Fields, see 69 Love Songs.
Meaningless is singer-songwriter Jon Brion's 2001 debut solo album. Initially slated for release on Lava Records, the album was ultimately released independently by Brion on his own "Straight to Cut-Out" label, sold through his website and CD Baby.

Track listing

All music and lyrics by Jon Brion except where noted.
  1. "Gotta Start Somewhere" – 4:13
  2. "I Believe She's Lying" (lyrics by Brion and Aimee Mann) – 3:26
  3. "Meaningless" – 3:23
  4. "Ruin My Day" – 3:49
  5. "Walking Through Walls" (Brion, Grant Lee Phillips) – 5:49
  6. "Trouble" – 3:29
  7. "Hook, Line and Sinker" – 4:25
  8. "Dead to the World" – 2:21
  9. "Her Ghost" – 4:12
  10. "Same Mistakes" – 1:57
  11. "Voices" (Rick Nielsen) – 7:32


Jon Brion performs vocals and instruments on all tracks except "Trouble," which features:

External links

meaningless in Lombard: Meaningless (àlbum)

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