Futile

Fu"tile

(?; 277), a. [L. futilis that easily pours out, that easily lets loose, vain, worthless, from the root of fundere to pour out: cf. F. futile. See Fuse, v. t.]
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1. Talkative; loquacious; tattling. [Obs.]
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Talkers and futile persons.
Bacon.
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2. Of no importance; answering no useful end; useless; vain; worthless. "Futile theories." I. Taylor.
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His reasoning . . . was singularly futile.
Macaulay.
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