futility


fu·til·i·ty

noun \fyü-ˈti-lə-tē\
plural fu·til·i·ties

Definition of FUTILITY

1
:  the quality or state of being futile :  uselessness
2
:  a useless act or gesture <the futilities of debate for its own sake — W. A. White>

First Known Use of FUTILITY

circa 1623

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