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Inutility   Listen

The quality of having no practical use.  Synonyms: unusefulness, uselessness.

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"Inutility" Quotes from Famous Books

... master disappeared. In spite of his terror, I launched the dog into the air; he struggled, howled, and nearly evaded l'Encuerado's friendly grasp; the latter, as he again let him down, tried to explain the inutility of his struggles, and the danger of breaking loose. At length, having for the last time examined the stakes and the cross-piece, I also descended. I then shook the lasso, and at once ...
— Adventures of a Young Naturalist • Lucien Biart

... plans which ought to have been developed were withheld. The majority of the Council was rendered inefficient; the boldest orators were disconcerted, and the inutility of submitting any salutary ...
— Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete • Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

... most, in the meantime, is a little sleep," he said. "I will tell your maid not to disturb you in the morning." He had returned to his soothing way of speech, as though definitely resigned to the inutility of farther argument. "And I will say goodbye now," he continued, "because I shall probably take an early train, before ...
— The Fruit of the Tree • Edith Wharton

Words linked to "Inutility" :   futility, impracticality, inutile, uselessness, utility, usefulness, unusefulness, worthlessness, impracticability, impracticableness, quality

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