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Noun: futility  fyoo'ti-li-tee
  1. Uselessness as a consequence of having no practical result
    "She finally perceived the futility of her protest"

Derived forms: futilities

Type of: inutility, unusefulness, uselessness

Encyclopedia: Futility, or the Wreck of the Titan