Examples of fruitless in a Sentence
They made a fruitless attempt to find a solution.
It would be fruitless to continue.
Recent Examples of fruitless from the Web
Although not common with fruitless mulberry, some trees are grafted onto root stock, so any plant growing directly from the roots may not look like the grafted plant.
During the past year of fruitless negotiations and partisan wrangling, fundamental credit challenges have intensified enough to warrant a downgrade, regardless of whether a fiscal compromise is reached.
The Penguins pulled even four seconds after the end of a fruitless power play.
Rambo said the award pales in comparison to playing a role in the Terps' first national championship since 1975, ending a string of nine fruitless trips to the NCAA title game.
An early episode of the show’s second season sees Ansari’s Dev on a series of first Tinder dates: some of them pleasant, a few of them soul-destroying, all of them ultimately fruitless.
Yet trying to discern the exact succession plan is about as fruitless as trying to guess when Penske will retire.
Beijing's government has tried to outlaw living in underground shelters, but according to National Geographic, keeping people out of all of them has been a fruitless task.
Yet all of these technological advances have proven fruitless against the threatening storm of a vampire apocalypse.
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Definition of fruitless for English Language Learners
: producing no good results : not successful
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