What does the word futile mean?

Usage examples for futile

  1. But once more I wish to impress you with the fact that I indulge in nothing so futile as regrets for my 'past. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  2. Alden lay on the floor, his hand stretched towards the futile spot of white beneath the table. – The Gray Mask by Wadsworth Camp
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