Fu"tile ]

1.

Talkative; loquacious; tattling.

[Obs.]

Talkers and futile persons.
Bacon.

2.

Of no importance; answering no useful end; useless; vain; worthless.

"Futile theories."

I. Taylor.

His reasoning . . . was singularly futile.
Macaulay.

 

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