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futile
used in Main Street

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Definition
effort that is pointless because it is unproductive or unsuccessful
  • Her formulations were not pat solutions but visions of a tragic futility.
    Chapter 22 (19% in)
  • The cloud of serene ignorance submerges them in unhappiness and futility.
    Chapter 22 (40% in)
  • It was tediousness made tangible, a street builded of lassitude and of futility.
    Chapter 27 (91% in)

There are no more uses of "futile" in Main Street.

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