CEFR Level C2 Vocabulary: FUTILE
This word is from CEFR Level C2 list 3
WORD FAMILY: adjective
MEANING: incapable of producing any useful result; ineffective; pointless
EXAMPLE: Despite several discussions, efforts to reach an agreement were futile.
Quick test! Are these sentences logically correct?
Despite several days of searching, efforts to find the missing hiker were futile.
His mind is made up. Trying to change his opinion is futile.
As a general rule, studying hard to get a good exam result is futile.