What is a "moot point"?
What is the meaning of the expression, "a moot point"?A "moot point" is something that does not matter any longer, because the facts have changed.
For example, "The car manufacturer fixed the car's defect, but it's a moot point because no one will buy the car now.", or, "The city built a new parking lot, but the company moved its headquarters outside of town, so it's a moot point.
Be careful not to confuse mute with moot. Mute means cannot speak, or extremely quiet, while moot means irrelevant or impossible to decide.