vainly, in vain(adverb)
to no avail
"he looked for her in vain"; "the city fathers tried vainly to find a solution"
In a vain manner; to no avail.
in a vain manner; in vain
The numerical value of vainly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of vainly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Do not anxiously expect what is not yet come; do not vainly regret what is already past.
A critic is a gong at a railroad crossing clanging loudly and vainly as the train goes by.
One must never lose time in vainly regretting the past or in complaining against the changes which cause us discomfort, for change is the essence of life.
I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood. I had, as I now think vainly, flattered myself that, without very much bloodshed, it might be done.
We fail to see that some are mired in desperate and degrading poverty, with no way out, while others have not the faintest idea of what to do with their possessions, vainly showing off their supposed superiority and leaving behind them so much waste which, if it were the case everywhere, would destroy the planet.
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