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inutile

[ in-yoo-til ]
/ ɪnˈyu tɪl /
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adjective
of no use or service.
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Origin of inutile

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Latin word inūtilis.See in-3, utile

OTHER WORDS FROM inutile

in·u·tile·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inutile

inutile
/ (ɪnˈjuːtaɪl, ˌɪnjuːˈtɪlɪtɪ) /

adjective
rare useless; unprofitable

Derived forms of inutile

inutilely, adverbinutility, noun
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