Thesaurus / useless

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Longstreth spread wide his hands as if it was useless to try to convince this man.
He heard shots, but he knew that it would be useless to interfere.
Sledges were at first tried, but they had to be given up as useless.
THE RELIEF OF CHITRALGEORGE JOHN YOUNGHUSBAND
But it is useless to record the names and fate of the sufferers.
It was an instance of angry partisan legislation, which threatened trouble afterward and was useless at the time.
But it is useless to follow out the argument; the mere statement of the principal is its own reputation.
Although there is an element of truth in this, yet it is useless as a support for the theory of Japanese "impersonality."
And you'll want to make a lot of those pretty, useless, nonsensical things other girls make when they marry.
"It's useless to ask whether you are seriously in love with her, I suppose," ventured Robert.
JENNIE GERHARDTTHEODORE DREISER
It would be a useless sacrilege to force some listless acquaintance to accompany us.

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