Sentence Examples

  • She stopped struggling, apparently realizing how futile it was.
  • She sighed at the futile thoughts.
  • The negotiations between this nominal administration and the Chilean authorities for a treaty of peace proved futile, the Chilean occupation of Lima and the Peruvian seaboard continuing uninterruptedly until 1883.
  • At Palermo Queen Maria Carolina continued to make vehement but futile efforts for the overthrow of King Joseph.
  • The futile council of Pisa in 1409, however, only served to increase to three the number of rival representatives of God on earth.

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