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Definition of the adjective fruitless

What does fruitless mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. unproductive of success

Alternative definition of the adjective fruitless

adjective

  1. Useless; unproductive.
  2. Bearing no fruit; barren.

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  1. "Fruitless" is a musical album of Lisa DeBenedictis.
    • released on (11 years ago)
  2. "Fruitless" is a musical album of Poi Dog Pondering.
    • released in (25 years ago)

Miscellanea

Fruitless a.k.a. zinc finger and BTB domain containing 22 is a gene.

  • also known as zinc finger protein 297

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Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2006)

More Than 5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske

bootless; effete; feckless; feeble; fruitless; futile; impotent; inadequate; inconsequential; inconsiderable; ineffective; ineffectual; infertile; insignificant; inutile; meaningless; meritless; nugatory; null; of no value; pointless; powerless; profitless; ...

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

frothy fruitless face of a liquid, or round the mouth in certain diseases, [same as foam] o verb: froths, frothing, frothed: The sea frothed and foamed. □ The creature was frothing at the mouth. frothy /'froth/ adjective: frothier, frothiest A liquid that is ...

Google previewA Dictionary, English-Armenian (1907)

by V. H. Hagopian

Fruitless ; ineffectual:—We speak of an attempt, etc., as useless (nor capable of beingusecl to effect) when there are in it inherent difficulties which for_b_id_ the. hope of success; as, it is useless to contend against the decisions of Providence.

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

* FRUITLESS, adj. [from fruit.] r. Barren of fruit ...

Google previewA Valency Dictionary of English (2004)

A Corpus-based Analysis of the Complementation Patterns of English Verbs, Nouns, and Adjectives by Thomas Herbst

fruitless adjective P1 attr It often proves a fruitless search. P2 pred Attempts to silence the pager-style compact alarm by stamping on it. and even driving a car over it. have ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Fruitless, adj. Fruitlessly, adv ...

Google previewA dictionary of daily blunders, by the author of 'A handy book of synonyms'. [With] A handy book of common English synonyms [and] A handy classical dictionary. [3 pt. Issued together in a publisher's casing with the general title Handbook for writers and readers]. (1880)

by Thomas Preston (lexicographer.)

Useless, unserviceable, fruitless, idle, profitless. Usual, ordinary, common, accustomed, habitual, wonted, customary, general. Usurp, arrogate, seize, appropriate, assume. Utility, benefit, advantage, profit, service, avail, usefulness. Utmost ...

Google previewAmbrose Bierce: The Devil's Dictionary, Tales, & Memoirs (2012)

Library of America #219 by Ambrose Bierce

Fruitless. Assignment. H. ENRY SAYLOR, who was killed in Covington, in a quarrel with Antonio Finch, was a reporter on the Cincinnati Commercial. In the year 1859 a vacant dwelling in Vine street, in Cincinnati, became the center of a ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindustani & English: accompanied by a reversed dictionary, English and Hindustani (1866)

By Duncan Forbes by Duncan Forbes

be-snbrit, unstable, be~§mnar, fruitless, of no result. be-tudbir, ...

Google previewA general pronouncing and explanatory dictionary of the English language... (1813)

on the plan by Thomas Sheridan

fruitless, empty ; meanly proud!

emptiness, uncertainty; fruitless endeavour, fruitless desire; idle show ; ostentation, arrogance ; petty pride Vanquish, vauk'- wlsh.

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Quotes about Fruitless

Knowledge is vain and fruitless which is not reduced to practice. (Matthew Henry)
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Scrabble value of F4R1U1I1T1L1E1S1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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