adjective fruit·less \ˈfrüt-ləs\

: producing no good results : not successful

Full Definition of FRUITLESS

:  unsuccessful <a fruitless attempt>
:  lacking or not bearing fruit
fruit·less·ly adverb
fruit·less·ness noun

Examples of FRUITLESS

  1. They made a fruitless attempt to find a solution.
  2. It would be fruitless to continue.

First Known Use of FRUITLESS

14th century

Rhymes with FRUITLESS


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