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Unavailing


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It is an adjective.

Meaning : achieving little or nothing. It used to indicate when things did not turn out as expected or nothing is achieved even after pouring lots of efforts.

Related forms:
unavailingly - adverb
unavailingness - noun

Synonyms : ineffective, inefficacious, vain, futile, useless, unsuccessful, nugatory, failed, fruitless

Antonyms : effective,successful,fruitful


Sample Usage

1)Efforts to track the perpetrators of the crime proved unavailing.

2)It is an unavailing attempt to try make him change his decision as he is a very stubborn person .

3)All her efforts to get admission into this college turned unavailing.

4)The teacher's effort to make the students maintain silence went unavailing.


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