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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. futile: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. futile: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. futile: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. futile: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. futile: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. futile: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Futile, futile: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. futile: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Futile: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. futile: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. futile: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. futile: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. futile: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Futile, futile: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. futile: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. futile: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. futile: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Futile (EP), Futile (Porcupine Tree), Futile (Porcupine Tree album): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Futile: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. futile: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. futile: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. futile, futile, futile: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. futile: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. futile: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. futile: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. futile: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. futile: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. futile: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. futile: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. futile: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. futile: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (futile)

adjective:  producing no result or effect ("A futile effort")
adjective:  unproductive of success ("Futile years after her artistic peak")

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Phrases that include futile:   a futile and stupid gesture, futile medical intervention

Words similar to futile:   vain, bootless, fruitless, futilely, futileness, ineffectual, otiose, sleeveless, unavailing, useless, more...

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