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fruit·less

fruitless

 
pronunciation:
frut lihs
part of speech: adjective
definition: unsuccessful; not productive.
The meeting was fruitless. It didn't solve anything.They tried everything to make their business a success, but their efforts were fruitless.
synonyms:
vain
antonyms:
profitable, successful
similar words:
barren, worthless
derivations: fruitlessly (adv.), fruitlessness (n.)