English translation of निष्फल
निष्फलPowered by COBUILD /nishphala/
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/nishphala, nishphal, nishphla, nishphl/
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