Definitions for futilityfyuˈtɪl ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fu•til•i•tyfyuˈtɪl ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the quality of being futile.

  2. a trifle or frivolity.

  3. a futile act or event.

Origin of futility:

1615–25; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. futility(noun)

    uselessness as a consequence of having no practical result


  1. futility(Noun)

    The quality of being futile or useless.

    His taking the bar exam for a third time was pure futility.

  2. futility(Noun)

    Something, especially an act, that is futile.

  3. futility(Noun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Futility(noun)

    the quality of being talkative; talkativeness; loquaciousness; loquacity

  2. Futility(noun)

    the quality of producing no valuable effect, or of coming to nothing; uselessness


  1. Futility

    Futility is Dååth's first self-released album. The cover painting was created by Amber Boardman.

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He realized the futility of trying to continue his journey.

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