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futile
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
effort that is pointless because it is unproductive or unsuccessful
  • As time passed and starvation loomed, this act took on greater and greater importance, and it may have fed Mac's sense of futility.
    p. 147.8

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