inutile

adjective
in·​utile | \ (ˌ)in-ˈyü-tᵊl, -ˌtī(-ə)l\

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inutility \ ˌin-​yü-​ˈti-​lə-​tē \ 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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