Sentence Examples


  • If you are researching an ancestor prior to 1857 in the U.K. or 1900 in America, it is futile to try to find an official government record of birth, unless the information is contained within some other document.
  • At best it's because they are attracted to lesbians - even as futile as that attraction may be, Chasing Amy filled many a guy's head with the idea that he can have a romantic relationship with a lesbian.
  • 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.