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The inutility of these attempts proved no manner of discouragement to the Spaniards.

What I saw of it further convinced me of its undesirability, of its inutility.

While putting his things in order he thought of the inutility of decorated rooms.

And she wrung her hands in intensity of conviction of the inutility of aught she could do.

Nevertheless, the inutility of play is far from proven biologically.

It is a climax of unsaleability, unreadability, and inutility.

The impolicy or inutility of sumptuary laws was not in this age acknowledged.

It is an encouraging sight, and consoles me for the inutility of my past efforts.

All has been of no avail, and my efforts have only served to prove the inutility of my attempts.

There is neither utility nor inutility unless there be also finality.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Middle French inutilité (15c.), from Latin inutilitatem (nominative inutilitas) "uselessness," from inutilis (see inutile).

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