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  • as inunavailing
  • as infruitless
  • as infutile

synonyms for to no avail

  • barren
  • empty
  • exhausted
  • fruitless
  • idle
  • impractical
  • in vain
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • on a treadmill
  • save one's breath
  • to no effect
  • to no purpose
  • trifling
  • trivial
  • unproductive
  • unprofitable
  • unsuccessful
  • useless
  • vain
  • valueless
  • worthless
  • unproductive
  • abortive
  • ineffectual
  • ineffective
  • useless
  • unsuccessful
  • pointless
  • futile
  • barren
  • empty
  • idle
  • infertile
  • sterile
  • unavailable
  • unavailing
  • unfruitful
  • unprofitable
  • vain
  • gainless
  • in vain
  • profitless
  • to no effect
  • unprolific
  • wild goose chase
  • spinning one's wheels
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How to use to no avail in a sentence

Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
They held the compound against repeated assaults, and lost several men in hand-to-hand fighting.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
But such refuge, he knew, could avail him nothing if the bear should scent him out and search for him.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
I wouldn't go on if I were you, sir; the luck's dead against you to-night; I wouldn't go on, indeed I wouldn't.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Now many people think that we are moving in the direction of world socialism to-day.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Let your orders for preparation go round tonight, so that your knaves may be ready to set out betimes to-morrow.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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