Sentence Examples


  • He must have thought it fruitless to pursue that angle so he moved on.
  • With a sinking feeling my call would be fruitless, I called the hospital.
  • Diplomacy busied itself with fruitless attempts to avert hostilities; on the 17th of April 1897 war was declared by Turkey.
  • Fred, seeing that further discussion was fruitless, excused himself.
  • (1334), who was friendly to Frederick, promised a respite; but after fruitless negotiations the war broke out once more, and Chiaramonte went over to Robert, owing to a private feud.