[ fyoo-cher-lis ]

  1. without a future; having no prospect of future betterment or prosperity.

Origin of futureless

First recorded in 1860–65; future + -less

Words Nearby futureless

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How to use futureless in a sentence

  • He enjoyed his privileges at her house with the futureless satisfaction of a man.

    Indian Summer | William D. Howells
  • One almost wonders, in these futureless times, that so many of the former still remain.

    Pirate Gold | Frederic Jesup Stimson
  • What a pitiful face it was, this weary, loosened, futureless old face above him!

    Christmas Roses and Other Stories | Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • And it was Kitty that had made it flat, and cold, and futureless.

    The Marriage of William Ashe | Mrs. Humphry Ward