Otiose meaning

ōshē-ōs, ōtē-
Of no use; pointless or superfluous.

It is otiose to review what happened when the events are so well-known.

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Useless; superfluous.
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Resulting in no effect.
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(rare) Idle; indolent.
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Lazy; indolent.
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Ineffective; futile.
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Ineffective; futile.
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Having no reason for being (raison d'être); having no point, reason, or purpose.
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Reluctant to work or to exert oneself.
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Origin of otiose

  • Latin ōtiōsus idle from ōtium leisure

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin ōtiōsus (“idle"), from ōtium (“ease")

    From Wiktionary