- believing that human hopes are vain, and human strivings unjustified.
- a person who holds this belief.
Origin of futilitarian
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- of or relating to the belief that human endeavour can serve no useful purpose
- one who holds this belief
C19: facetious coinage from futile + utilitarian
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