Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Old English; From mōt "assembly or meeting," and mōtian "to converse," of Germanic origin; related to "meet." The adjective dates from the mid 16th century.
  • irrelevant pointless debatable uncertain
  • pertinent relevant important
of little or no practical value, meaning, or relevance; purely academic
A) Now that we know the event is canceled, my point about the guest list is moot. B) The original plan has become moot now that there is a new deadline for the project.
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