Definition of futilitarian in English:


Line breaks: fu¦tili|tar¦ian
Pronunciation: /fjuːˌtɪlɪˈtɛːrɪən


  • Devoted to futile pursuits.
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    • Just wave the futilitarian banner and bury your nose in a glass of sake.
    • But the final decision about the matter isn't his wife's: Under futilitarian Texas law, it belongs to committees of bioethicists and doctors.
    • They thus believe in a random, futilitarian universe where - if they're existentialists - they might imagine that occasionally a heroic human being could assert some purpose above the froth of randomness, but in general, we're all doomed to decay and destruction.


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  • A person devoted to futile pursuits.
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    • People with severe brain damage are not the only ones futilitarians want to push out of the life boat.
    • These people are called futilitarians; they believe it's impossible to fix the damage that we have created.
    • To counter this threat, futilitarians are moving on two fronts to all but guarantee that courts will ultimately acquiesce to futile care theory.

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