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futile Saltos de línea: fu¦tile
Pronunciación: /ˈfjuːtʌɪl/

Definición de futile en inglés:

adjetivo

Incapable of producing any useful result; pointless: a futile attempt to keep fans from mounting the stage it is futile to allocate blame for this
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Although residents put up pockets of resistance, their attempts were largely futile.
  • You shift from one leg to the other, but know that that is a fairly futile attempt to relieve your discomfort.
  • They do not show an act of suicide but an attempt, however futile, to escape death.
Sinónimos

Derivados

futilely

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Pronunciación: /ˈfjuːtʌɪlli/
adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Most days at least one gets itself stuck in the house, usually trying valiantly but ultimately futilely to fly through one of our closed windows.
  • And I did spend a lot of time futilely trying to talk to the FBI press office about the flight.
  • With each retelling, the story of the men who died gloriously but futilely just a few miles from help has seemed increasingly ridiculous.

Origen

Mid 16th century: from Latin futilis 'leaky, futile', apparently from fundere 'pour'.

Palabras que riman con futile

butyl, rutile, utile

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