inutile

adjective
in·​utile | \ (ˌ)in-ˈyü-tᵊl How to pronounce inutile (audio) , -ˌtī(-ə)l \

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inutility \ ˌin-​yü-​ˈti-​lə-​tē How to pronounce inutility (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of inutile

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for inutile

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

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“Inutile.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inutility. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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