Definition of fruitless adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fruitless

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈfrutləs//
     
     
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  1. 1producing no useful results synonym unproductive
  2. 2 a fruitless attempt/search Our efforts to persuade her proved fruitless. opposite fruitful
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