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Definition of the adjective fruitless
What does fruitless mean as an attribute of a noun?
- unproductive of success
Alternative definition of the adjective fruitless
- Useless; unproductive.
- Bearing no fruit; barren.
- "Fruitless" is a musical album of Lisa DeBenedictis.
- released on (11 years ago)
- "Fruitless" is a musical album of Poi Dog Pondering.
- released in (25 years ago)
- The fruitless gene is a Drosophila melanogaster gene that encodes several variants of a putative transcription factor protein. Normal fruitless function is required for proper development of several anatomical structures necessary for courtship, including motor neurons which innervate muscles needed for fly sexual behaviors. The gene does not have an obvious mammallian homolog, but appears to function in sex determination in species as distant as the mosquito Anopheles gambiae.
- Fruitless a.k.a. zinc finger and BTB domain containing 22 is a gene.
- also known as zinc finger protein 297
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fruitless
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The 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; ...
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 ...
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.
Encyclopaedia 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 ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
A 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 ...
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 ...
A 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, ...
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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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.
Anagrams of FRUITLESS
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- RUST FLIES
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