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One entry found for futile.
Main Entry: fu·tile
Pronunciation: primarystressfyüt-schwal, primarystressfyü-secondarystresstimacrl
Function: adjective
1 : having no result or effect : USELESS <all our efforts proved futile> <a futile and foolish gesture>
2 : concerned with unimportant matters <futile pleasures>
- fu·tile·ly /-schwal-(l)emacron, -secondarystresstimacrl-lemacron/ adverb
- fu·tile·ness /-schwal-nschwas, -secondarystresstimacrl-nschwas/ noun

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