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futile (adj.)

1.(informal) small and of little importance"a fiddling sum of money" "a footling gesture" "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war" "a little (or small) matter" "a dispute over niggling details" "limited to p..."

2.unproductive of success"a fruitless search" "futile years after her artistic peak" "a sleeveless errand" "a vain attempt"

3.producing no result or effect"a futile effort" "the therapy was ineffectual" "an otiose undertaking" "an unavailing attempt"

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FutileFu"tile (?; 277), a. [L. futilis that easily pours out, that easily lets loose, vain, worthless, from the root of fundere to pour out: cf. F. futile. See Fuse, v. t.]


1. Talkative; loquacious; tattling. [Obs.]

Talkers and futile persons. Bacon.

2. Of no importance; answering no useful end; useless; vain; worthless.Futile theories.” I. Taylor.

His reasoning . . . was singularly futile. Macaulay.

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