fruitlessness fruitlessness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a lack of creative imagination
  2. (n) the quality of yielding nothing of value

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Its temper was that of moderation as against excesses of zeal, of fruitful labor as against austerities pushed to the point of fruitlessness.

News

  • MH370: Search enters new, 'difficult' phase

    More than 300 flights. Over 3,000 hours in the air. A staggering 4.6 million square kilometers of ocean. The numbers speak to the breadth of the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The results speak to the fruitlessness of it. The plane...
    on May 5, 2014     Source: WCVB Boston

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indigent indigent
/ˈɪn dɪ dʒənt /