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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Ineffectiveness. A useless act.

Usage examples (38)
  • I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
  • James Nicoll asks: Are SF Awards an exercise in futility?
  • Overtime futility is nothing new for Los Angeles, which went
  • Chalk your whole existence up as an exercise in futility, doc. for more
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