Synonyms & Antonyms : Futile





Futile



( Adjective )


All his attempts at last turned out to be
futile.

Synonyms:

Abortive

Barren

Bootless

Empty

Forlorn

Fruitless

Hollow

In vain

Ineffectual

Profitless

Unproductive

Unsuccessful

Worthless

Useless

Trivial

Idle

Trifling

Unimportant

Contextual Examples:

I was tired of their
barren discussions.

It is not good to drink alcohol on an
empty stomach.

Empty houses quickly take on a
forlorn look.

Our efforts to persuade her proved
fruitless.

I topped the wall to see if it was
hollow.

She made several
unsuccessful attempts to see him.

I displaced all the
worthless furniture to the basement.

It is totally
useless to persuade her, she is adamant and rude.



Antonyms:

Constructive

Effective

Fruitful

Profitable

Purposeful

Successful

Useful

Variable

Worthwhile

Important

Significant

Contextual Examples:

I’m trying to be
constructive because I have less time to fulfill the task.

Delhi government is trying to make the health service as
effective as possible.

She spent a very
profitable afternoon in the library.

Young people’s energies should be directed towards more
purposeful activities.




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