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1. fruitless

adjective. ['ˈfruːtləs'] unproductive of success.

Synonyms

  • vain
  • sleeveless
  • bootless
  • unproductive

Antonyms

  • useful
  • humble
  • creative
  • fertile

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fruit (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Fruitless

  • rootless

Example sentences of the word fruitless


1. Noun, singular or mass
Studies into whether or not vitamin B-12 could enhance energy and endurance have proven fruitless.

2. Adjective
Look down near the base of the fruitless olive tree trunk and follow it upward to locate any suckers.

3. Adverb
The tree should be kept fruitless for the first 3 years by cutting off the buds and shoots.

Quotes containing the word fruitless


1. Those who insist on having hostilities with us, kill and destroy the option of friendship with us in the future, which is unfortunate because it is clear the future belongs to Iran and that enmities will be fruitless.
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

2. How would your life be different if…You stopped worrying about things you can’t control and started focusing on the things you can? Let today be the day…You free yourself from fruitless worry, seize the day and take effective action on things you can change.
- Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

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