Definition of futilely adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

futilely

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˈfjuːtaɪli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfjuːtli//
 
 
jump to other results
in a way that has no purpose because there is no chance of success synonym pointlessly