What does fruitless mean?

Definitions for fruitless
ˈfrut lɪsfruit·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bootless, fruitless, futile, sleeveless, vain(adj)

    unproductive of success

    "a fruitless search"; "futile years after her artistic peak"; "a sleeveless errand"; "a vain attempt"

Wiktionary

  1. fruitless(Adjective)

    Bearing no fruit; barren.

    The unskilled man's attempt at fixing his car engine was fruitless.

  2. fruitless(Adjective)

    Useless; unproductive.

    The unskilled man's attempt at fixing his car engine was fruitless.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fruitless(adj)

    lacking, or not bearing, fruit; barren; destitute of offspring; as, a fruitless tree or shrub; a fruitless marriage

  2. Fruitless(adj)

    productive of no advantage or good effect; vain; idle; useless; unprofitable; as, a fruitless attempt; a fruitless controversy

How to pronounce fruitless?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say fruitless in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fruitless in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fruitless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of fruitless in a Sentence

  1. Matthew Henry:

    Knowledge is vain and fruitless which is not reduced to practice.

  2. Amenorhu kwaku:

    Desiring something that you cannot possess is but a fruitless voyage.

  3. John Sopko:

    I am not really certain that it has been thought out. I hope it will be. I hope all my concerns are fruitless.

  4. The Dhammapada:

    Like a beautiful flower, full of colour but without scent, are the fine but fruitless words of him who does not act accordingly.

  5. Alekandr Sergeyevick Pushkin:

    I've lived to bury my desires, And see my dreams corrode with rust Now all that's left are fruitless fires That burn my empty heart to dust.

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