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in vain

see definition of in vain
  • as inunavailing
  • as infruitless
  • as infutile
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Synonyms for in vain

adj futile
  • barren
  • empty
  • exhausted
  • fruitless
  • idle
  • impractical
  • in vain
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • on a treadmill
  • save one's breath
  • to no avail
  • to no effect
  • to no purpose
  • trifling
  • trivial
  • unproductive
  • unprofitable
  • unsuccessful
  • useless
  • vain
  • valueless
  • worthless

More words related to in vain

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
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