AskDefine | Define futility

Dictionary Definition

futility n : uselessness as a consequence of having no practical result

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  1. Possessing the quality of being futile.
  2. Uselessness.
  3. Unimportance.
  4. An act of unimportance.
    • His taking the bar exam for a third time was pure futility.

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Futility may refer to:
futility in Russian: Бесполезность

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