Synonyms for lost causes
- bootless errand
- fool's errand
- lost cause
- merry chase
- red herring
- snipe hunt
- vain attempt
- waste of time
- wasted effort
- wasted labor
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LOST CAUSES
Oxford may be the home of lost causes, but she is also the cradle for infant pens.
I have quite a battalion of lost causes dependent on me now.
They longed to be in the daring minority, to battle for lost causes.
His enthusiasm is devoted only to spiritual matters, to problems, to lost causes.
You are an enthusiast, a reformer, a prophet of lost causes.
She had courage: it was in the blood of those who stood for lost causes.
The lost causes are exactly those which might have saved the world.
Oxford, the home of so many other lost causes, apparently aspires to be also the home of the lost cause of mendacity.
He suffered the vexations and disappointments which must always harass those who fight for lost causes and falling men.
If that were only written, he thought, then he would clear up the lost causes of everything.