Futile

Definition of Futile

Fu´tile
a.1.
1.Talkative; loquacious; tattling.
Talkers and futile persons.
- Bacon.
2.Of no importance; answering no useful end; useless; vain; worthless.
His reasoning . . . was singularly futile.
- Macaulay.

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