English to Afrikaans Meaning :: futile

Futile :
vergeefse
- vergeefsefutilely
 

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Adjective(1) producing no result or effect(2) unproductive of success

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(1) They do not show an act of suicide but an attempt, however futile , to escape death.(2) Such is the nature of journalism and it is perhaps futile to bemoan it.(3) I am sorry that I missed my chance this evening to register my protest, futile though it would have been.(4) his efforts to find a job proved futile(5) Everyone could sense it was futile , but at least for half an hour they got a chance at some semblance of competition.(6) resistance is futile(7) You shift from one leg to the other, but know that that is a fairly futile attempt to relieve your discomfort.(8) Although residents put up pockets of resistance, their attempts were largely futile .(9) Worrying over the results after the exam is a futile exercise as you cannot alter the result.(10) All attempts to coax him to play with educational toys proved painful and futile .(11) So it's a futile effort to try to climb up to God, which is why he sent his son to be our savior.(12) She is given a terminal diagnosis and told treatment is futile by a consultant as soon as the results are revealed.(13) It will be futile and fruitless, but at least it will voice my opinion and ease some of my frustrations.(14) it's futile to go on(15) I could get so accustomed to his company, which is futile since he heads away late next week.(16) Therefore, the whole political campaign against the extreme right is futile .
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(1) futile attempt ::
vergeefse poging
Synonyms
Adjective
1. fruitless ::
vrugtelose
2. unavailing ::
vergeefse
Antonyms
1. deadly ::
dodelike
2. effective ::
effektiewe
3. effectual ::
doeltreffende
4. efficacious ::
doeltreffend
5. efficient ::
doeltreffende
6. potent ::
kragtige
7. productive ::
produktiewe
8. profitable ::
winsgewende
9. virtuous ::
deugsame
Different Forms
futile, futilely
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