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in vain

Definition of in vain

  1. :  without success :  without producing a good or desired result <We searched in vain for the missing earring.> <He tried in vain to get the baby to sleep.>



Word by Word Definitions

vainplay
  1. :  having no real value :  idle, worthless

    :  marked by futility or ineffectualness :  unsuccessful, useless

    :  foolish, silly


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