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fruitless

fruit·less

fruitless

 
pronunciation:
frut lihs
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: unsuccessful; unproductive.
his fruitless efforts to change things
synonyms:
bootless, futile, idle, ineffective, ineffectual, sterile, useless, vain
antonyms:
fruitful, profitable, successful
similar words:
abortive, barren, unprofitable, worthless
definition 2: unable to bring forth fruit.
synonyms:
infertile, sterile
antonyms:
fruitful
similar words:
barren
derivations: fruitlessly (adv.), fruitlessness (n.)