Synonyms of futile in English:

futile

adjective

  • 1 they piled on thousands of sandbags in a futile attempt to hold back the river
    fruitless, vain, pointless, useless, ineffectual, ineffective, inefficacious, to no effect, of no use, in vain, to no avail, unavailing; unsuccessful, failed, thwarted; unproductive, barren, unprofitable, abortive; impotent, hollow, empty, forlorn, idle, hopeless
    archaic bootless
    [Antonyms] useful
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