[ fyoo-til-i-tair-ee-uhn ]
/ fyuˌtɪl ɪˈtɛər i ən /
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believing that human hopes are vain, and human strivings unjustified.
a person who holds this belief.
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British Dictionary definitions for futilitarian
/ (fjuːˌtɪlɪˈtɛərɪən) /
of or relating to the belief that human endeavour can serve no useful purpose
one who holds this belief
Derived forms of futilitarianfutilitarianism, noun
Word Origin for futilitarian
C19: facetious coinage from futile + utilitarian
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