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abortive

see definition of abortive
  • adjfailing to achieve a goal
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Synonyms for abortive

adj failing to achieve a goal
  • failed
  • fruitless
  • futile
  • unsuccessful
  • failing
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • miscarried
  • unavailing
  • unproductive
  • useless
  • vain
  • worthless

Antonyms for abortive

  • fruitful
  • productive
  • profitable
  • complete
  • consummated
  • effectual
  • efficient
  • successful
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More words related to abortive

fruitless

adjective. bringing no advantage, product
  • abortive
  • barren
  • empty
  • futile
  • gainless
  • idle
  • in vain
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • infertile
  • pointless
  • profitless
  • spinning one's wheels
  • sterile
  • to no avail
  • to no effect
  • unavailable
  • unavailing
  • unfruitful
  • unproductive
  • unprofitable
  • unprolific
  • unsuccessful
  • useless
  • vain
  • wild goose chase
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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