Sentence Examples


  • She sighed at the futile thoughts.
  • Several futile attempts have been made to draw conclusions as to the intelligence of various birds.
  • The pity of it is that he should have squandered his powers in a futile attempt to create an entirely new category of literature.
  • French influence made futile his attempt to come to an understanding with the emperor Louis the Bavarian.
  • His negotiations with Russia proved futile, and after a year's absence he returned to New York.