Pronunciation of Otiose
/ˈə͡ʊtɪˌə͡ʊz/, /ˈə‍ʊtɪˌə‍ʊz/, /ˈəʊ_t_ɪ__ˌəʊ_z/

Antonyms for otiose:

busy, useful, valuable.

Synonyms for otiose:

Sense 5

hollow, empty.

Sense 7


Other synonyms and related words:

emaciated, redundant, haggard, vain, hollow, futile, extra, excess, unproductive, nitwitted, insensible, unsuccessful, bony, pinched, abortive, purposeless, supererogatory, supernumerary, squandered, sleeveless, witless, vacant, profitless, soft-witted, senseless, uneffective, gaunt, diminished, spare, barren, cadaverous, mindless, empty, unpointed, atrophied, inefficacious, reasonless, unprofitable, skeletal, unable, ineffective, fruitless, surplus, bootless.

all (adjective)

purposeless, superfluous, wasted, pointless, senseless.

futile (adjective)

ineffective, useless, vain.

lazy (adjective)

idle, indolent, slothful.

meaningless (adjective)


useless (adjective)

lazy, empty, superfluous, surplus, hollow, futile.

Sense 2 (noun)

empty, hollow, vacant.

otiose (noun)

lazy, futile, worthless, unavailing, slothful, pointless, idle, useless, indolent, wasted, faineant, work-shy, ineffectual, superfluous.

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