Definition of futile
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uselessvain, unsuccessful, pointless, empty, hollow, in vain, worthless, barren, sterile, fruitless, forlorn, unproductive, abortive, to no avail, ineffectual, unprofitable, valueless, unavailing, otiose, profitless, nugatory, without rhyme or reason, bootless
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- British English: futile ADJECTIVE
If you say that something is futile, you mean there is no point in doing it, usually because it has no chance of succeeding.He brought his arm up in a futile attempt to ward off the blow.
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