What is another word for fruitless?

Pronunciation: [fɹˈuːtləs] (IPA)

Fruitless is an adjective that means lacking in positive results or achieving nothing. Synonyms for fruitless include unproductive, pointless, unsuccessful, barren, unavailing, futile, vain, empty, useless, and ineffectual. These words indicate the lack of success or outcome in any given situation, whether it's related to personal goals or business operations. They convey a sense of disappointment and frustration with unsuccessful efforts. A fruitless task or activity results in no benefit or accomplishment. Using synonyms for fruitless can help writers to express their thoughts more precisely and effectively, and to convey the intended meaning with greater impact.

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What are the hypernyms for Fruitless?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    vain attempts, Futile effort, barren outcomes, fruitless activity, unsuccessful actions.

What are the opposite words for fruitless?

Fruitless is a word that refers to the lack of productivity and failure to achieve desired results. Some antonyms for fruitless include successful, fruitful, productive, effective, and efficient. These words are used to describe situations where there is progress, advancement, and positive outcomes. Successful refers to the accomplishment of goals and objectives. Fruitful indicates that there is a rich yield of results. Productive means that something is generating a high quantity of output. Effective describes something that is capable of fulfilling its intended purposes. Efficient implies that something is operating with the least amount of waste and effort. Antonyms of fruitless represent the opposite of disappointment and frustration.

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Usage examples for Fruitless

A close examination of the empty glass case and its surroundings was fruitless.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
They have seen me under some trials, and the lesson has not been fruitless.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
I made a row, naturally, but it was fruitless.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee

Famous quotes with Fruitless

  • 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
  • Just as a flower which seems beautiful and has color but no perfume, so are the fruitless words of the man who speaks them but does them not.
    John Dewey
  • It was completely fruitless to quarrel with the world, whereas the quarrel with oneself was occasionally fruitful and always, she had to admit, interesting.
    Soren Kierkegaard
  • Arguments over grammar and style are often as fierce as those over IBM versus Mac, and as fruitless as Coke versus Pepsi and boxers versus briefs.
    Jack Lynch
  • A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.
    John Steinbeck

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