What does the word inutility mean?

Usage examples for inutility

  1. They informed them of the measures taken by the electors to secure order and the defence of the capital; the disasters that had happened before the Bastille; the inutility of the deputations sent to the governor, and told them that the fire of the garrison had surrounded the fortress with the slain. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  2. Furthermore, its utility depends on the state of the art at the time of making the claim or issuing the patent; its subsequent inutility does not invalidate the patent. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  3. It ought to make us, as a class, terribly ashamed of our own utter and abject inutility. – Philistia by Grant Allen