futilitarian

noun
fu·​til·​i·​tar·​i·​an | \ fyü-ˌti-lə-ˈter-ē-ən How to pronounce futilitarian (audio) \

Definition of futilitarian

: one who believes that human striving is futile

Other Words from futilitarian

futilitarian adjective
futilitarianism \ fyü-​ˌti-​lə-​ˈter-​ē-​ə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce futilitarianism (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of futilitarian

1827, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for futilitarian

blend of futile and utilitarian

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“Futilitarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/futilitarian. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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