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1. Your current course of action or speech has no useful result.
2. Trifling and frivolous; idle: the futile years after an artistic peak.

Synonyms: futile, barren, bootless, fruitless, unavailing, useless, vain
These adjectives mean producing no result or effect.
Synonyms: futile, barren, bootless, fruitless, unavailing, useless, vain
These adjectives mean producing no result or effect: a futile effort; a barren search; bootless entreaties; fruitless labors; an unavailing attempt; a useless discussion; vain regrets.
by OPi3 March 03, 2004

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