Frigid vs Pointless - What's the difference?

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Frigid is a related term of pointless.


As adjectives the difference between frigid and pointless

is that frigid is very cold; lacking warmth; icy while pointless is having no point or sharp tip; terminating squarely or in a rounded end.

frigid

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Very cold; lacking warmth; icy.
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  • Chilly in manner; lacking affection or zeal; impassive.
  • (colloquial) Sexually unresponsive, especially of a woman.
  • Antonyms

    * fervid

    References

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    pointless

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having no point or sharp tip; terminating squarely or in a rounded end.
  • a pointless sword
    a pointless knife
  • Having no prominent or important feature, as of an argument, discourse, etc.
  • a pointless remark
    The sequel to the film was even more pointless than the original
  • Having no purpose; purposeless; unable to effect an aim.
  • '' Since the decision has already been made, further discussion seems pointless .
  • (mathematics) Without points.
  • a pointless topology

    Synonyms

    * (having no point or tip) blunt, dull, obtuse * (having no purpose) needless, purposeless, redundant, superfluous * (l)

    Antonyms

    * (not sharp) pointed, sharp * (having no purpose) useful, pointful

    Derived terms

    * pointlessly * pointlessness