exercise in futility

noun phrase

Definition of exercise in futility

: an activity that is not successful or worthwhile The negotiations turned out to be an exercise in futility.

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“Exercise in futility.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exercise%20in%20futility. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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