Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
futile /'fju:tail/
  • tính từ
    • vô ích, không có hiệu quả
      • a futile attempt: một sự cố gắng vô ích
    • không đáng kể; phù phiếm
Concise Dictionary
'fjuːtl / -taɪl
+producing no result or effect
+unproductive of success

Thesaurus Dictionary
unsuccessful, unavailing, useless, unprofitable, vain, abortive, profitless, bootless, worthless, empty, sterile, barren, unproductive, impotent, ineffective, ineffectual; Chiefly literary sleeveless:
After several futile attempts to get in touch with you, I gave up.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
having no purpose because there is no chance of success
a futile attempt / exercise / gesture + Their efforts to revive him were futile. + It would be futile to protest. + My appeal proved futile.
futility noun [U]: a sense of futility + the futility of war
Collocation Dictionary


be, prove, seem | consider sth, describe sth as
The president described these activities as futile.


absolutely, completely, quite, totally, utterly
an utterly futile struggle for justice
| largely, rather | apparently, seemingly | ultimately
Their attempts were impressive but ultimately futile.

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