Examples of unavailing in a Sentence
an unavailing effort to avert a war
Recent Examples of unavailing from the Web
Efforts to aid him with lifeboats, three of which were ineffectually trying to breast the heavy sea, were unavailing, while a lifeline, held by a number of rescuers, was carried far out into the surf by a number of swimmers.
American demands for an end to the North Korean nuclear program have proved unavailing.
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in vain, no dice, not worth the candle, of no avail;
UNAVAILING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unavailing for English Language Learners
: not useful or successful
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