All 3 Uses of
- He began to feel more sure of himself, and I, more futile.†
- Poor Aunt Harriet, with her prayers as futile as her hopes…… A world in which a man could come upon such a hunt himself!†
- The cord has been cut at the other end already; it will only be a futile entanglement if you do not cut it at your end, too.
Chpt 16 *futile = pointless (because it is unproductive or unsuccessful)
(futile) effort that is pointless because it is unproductive or unsuccessful