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

Definition of FUTILITY

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

First Known Use of FUTILITY

circa 1623
FUTILITY Defined for Kids


noun fu·til·i·ty \fy-ˈti-lə-tē\

Definition of FUTILITY for Kids

:  the quality or state of being ineffective <She knew the futility of trying to argue with him.>


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