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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Producing no result or effect.

Usage examples (38)
  • But no time must now be lost in unavailing lamentation.
  • Kaplan also rejected Ghailani's claim that his intelligence value dissipated over time, calling his argument "unavailing":
  • Whereupon the story of the unavailing search was told.
  • Sometimes the launch is utterly unavailing, as was the case on a for more
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