Definition of Futileness

1. [n -ES]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Futileness

futharc
futharcs
futhark
futharks
futhermore
futhermost
futhermuckers
futhorc
futhorcs
futhork
futhorks
futile
futile cycle
futilely
futileness
futilenesses
futiler
futilest
futilitarian
futilitarianism
futilitarians
futilities
futility
futilous
futomaki
futon
futons
futsal

Literary usage of Futileness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Metropolitan (1844)
"Hypocrisy drops her many-folded veil, and the heart, too appalled for further deceit and made conscious of its futileness, shows, as through a transparency, ..."

2. Art-hints: Architecture, Sculpture, and Painting by James Jackson Jarves (1855)
"... they might have wasted their genius in the feebleness of copy, and the futileness of effort to revive that which, having lost its soul, can never again ..."

3. Writings and Speeches of Alvan Stewart, on Slavery by Alvan Stewart, Luther Rawson Marsh (1860)
"... he was found almost uniformly to be a man, who from the futileness of his powers, could render our cause no service, and would, if a man of some talent, ..."

4. The Nicholas Papers: Correspondence of Sir Edward Nicholas by Sir Edward Nicholas (1886)
"Radcliffe, who, besides his great futileness, doth, it seems, dilate very unfriendly what his friends communicate in most confidence with him. ..."

5. A Selection of Cases on Private Corporations by Jeremiah Smith (1902)
"... as the futileness of the interested, but discontented, shareholders attempting to frustrate the designs of the interested director with his majority is ..."

6. I, Mary MacLane: A Diary of Human Days by Mary MacLane (1917)
"... would confront me again with the more rancor, the more futileness gathered into it from having been put off. ..."

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