English translation of 'निष्फल'
1. abortive adjective
An abortive attempt or action is unsuccessful.
...three abortive attempts to light a fire.
2. baffle transitive verb
If something baffles you, you cannot understand it or explain it.
Scientists are baffled by the find.
3. fruitless adjective
Fruitless actions, events, or efforts do not achieve anything at all.
It was a fruitless search.
Talks have so far have been fruitless.
4. ineffective adjective
If you say that something is ineffective, you mean that it has no effect on a process or situation.
...an ineffective method of controlling your dog.
5. ineffectual adjective
If someone or something is ineffectual, they fail to do what they are expected to do or are trying to do.
The government appears to be both ineffectual and indecisive.
6. vain adjective before noun, (in phrases)
A vain attempt to do something does not succeed. If you do something in vain, what you do has no effect.
She made a vain attempt at a smile.
It became obvious that all her complaints were in vain.
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Translation of निष्फल from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary