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
The mastery of nature is vainly believed to be an adequate substitute for self mastery.
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.
Rather than taking vainly pride of our fellows who have made a big name in other nations, we should introspect and inspect as why they could not achieve the same feat in own country and correct.
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