OTHER WORDS FOR fruitless
OTHER WORDS FROM fruitlessfruit·less·ly, adverbfruit·less·ness, noun
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How to use fruitless in a sentence
My first few attempts to access Dunbar Creek via the bridge on Sea Island were dead-end, fruitless chases.A vacation town promises rest and relaxation. The water knows the truth.|Nneka M. Okona|August 26, 2021|Vox
He also thinks that, even after decades of fruitless discussion, it’s finally gaining steam.
The impending change in self-isolation protocol made it seem especially fruitless.
However, my largely fruitless examination of the state-by-state figures did turn up a few points of interest.Is the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Working? We're Not Sure Yet|Chris Wilson|April 8, 2021|Time
For as long as I’ve been hiking, finding trail pants that really fit has been a fruitless endeavor.
The site runs tremendously slowly, and its attempts to interact with members through a messaging platform have proven fruitless.
The latter had had a lovely if fruitless game, running rings around the U.S. defense but failing, repeatedly, to score.Team USA Goes Down Swinging in 2-1 World Cup Loss to Belgium|Tunku Varadarajan|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"My pre-emptive action of hand shaking was fruitless," Hatami said, explaining the kiss.The Kiss That Sent Iran Crazy and an Actress to Be Flogged in Public|IranWire|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My search was fruitless, and after a while I gave it up and came back to find Mr. Wilde squatting on his high chair by the table.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The effort proved fruitless, with the locals alleging they had not seen or heard a thing.
His search has always hitherto been fruitless, and he has sunk back, disheartened, into the sea.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Our progress became monotonous, a succession of fruitless attempts to advance; hopeless, like wandering in a subtle maze.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
After this, I made several attempts to give her the Small-pox by inoculation, but they all proved fruitless.
Nothing could be more simple, more just, more useful; but his efforts were fruitless.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Abercrombie, finding the attack fruitless, ordered a retreat after a contest of near four hours.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell