in·​utile (ˌ)in-ˈyü-tᵊl How to pronounce inutile (audio)
inutility noun

Word History


Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin inutilis, from in- + utilis useful — more at utility

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of inutile was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Inutile.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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