Complete Definition of "futile"

English

Pronunciation
(RP) IPA|/'fjutaɪl/
(US) IPA|/'fjutil/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uËtÉl|-uËtÉl (US)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Incapable of producing results; useless; not successful; not worth attempting.

Translations
Finnish: turha, tulokseton, toivoton
Spanish: inútil

Synonyms
ineffectual
unavailing
vain
idle
fruitless

See also
futility
futilitarian

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