What is the adverb for meaninglessnesses?

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  1. Humbly, of or from low social status; basely. [from 16th c.]
  2. Poorly or inadequately. [from 16th c.]
  3. In a mean manner; ill-willed, nastily. [from 17th c.]
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    1. “Seldom will so much hot air have been expended by so many for such a meanly self-serving and self-defeating result.”
      “I must have looked odd, sitting there, the light from a street lamp illuminating my pale complexion, my black hair clashing meanly with my skin.”
      “When she rejected his approaches, he began to treat her meanly and find fault with her.”
  1. With an implied meaning; with significance; meaningfully.
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    1. “They talked until long into the night, until she nodded meaningly toward Irena's sleeping form.”
      “Mr. birdsong felt in his pocket for his plug and helped himself to a copious chew, meanwhile looking meaningly back at Mr. Milam.”
      “The guide, who was holding my stirrup, looked at me meaningly again.”
  1. In a meaningless manner; nonsensically.
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    1. “The doors loom ominously at the back of the stage and open or shut meaningfully, or meaninglessly, dependent on your view.”
      “If you do not, then more of your pathetic soldiers will die meaninglessly against a force that they can never beat.”
      “Time passed meaninglessly in that little room, measured only in the breaths she took in and out, in the soft clicking of her needles.”
  1. In a meaningful or significant manner.
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    1. “I looked at him meaningfully but said nothing.”
      “Although intergovernmental cooperation in these four excluded areas is extremely important, they can be much more expeditiously and meaningfully researched as separate topics.”
      “The real issue is not whether such a process takes place, but how comprehensively and meaningfully it does so.”
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