fu·​til·​i·​tar·​i·​an fyü-ˌti-lə-ˈter-ē-ən How to pronounce futilitarian (audio)
: one who believes that human striving is futile
futilitarian adjective

Word History


blend of futile and utilitarian entry 1

First Known Use

1827, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of futilitarian was in 1827

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Cite this Entry

“Futilitarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/futilitarian. Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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