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English definition of “futile”
/ˈfjut̬·əl/, /ˈfju·tɑɪl/ adj [not gradable]
› achieving no result; not effective or successful: The plane detoured north in a futile attempt to avoid the bad weather. futility
/fjuˈtɪl·ət̬·i/ n [U] › A sense of futility and powerlessness infected her.