Synonyms for fruitless
- in vain
- spinning one's wheels
- to no avail
- to no effect
- wild goose chase
Antonyms for fruitless
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FRUITLESS
The owners of the factory wasted no time in fruitless sorrow.
I must thank you that I did not take a fruitless journey into Bristol.
He foresaw that any attempt at exculpation would be as fruitless as dangerous.
Christians around us living a sickly, feeble, fruitless life!
It was mere sophistry, and deceiving, fruitless, and unprofitable.
Labouring in vain, he must end in hating himself and his fruitless occupation?
He had just returned from a fruitless pursuit of the raiders.
Brown thought and guessed and surmised, but guesses and surmises were fruitless.
Each had the same story to tell, that the search had been a fruitless one.
Until they found the other horses in the stables pursuit was fruitless.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR FRUITLESS
- down and out
- in the dumps
- weighed down