fruitless Definition

  • 1failing to achieve the desired results; unproductive or useless
  • 2not producing fruit; barren

Using fruitless: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "fruitless" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Their efforts to find a solution proved fruitless.

  • Example

    The search for survivors was fruitless.

  • Example

    The tree remained fruitless for years.

  • Example

    The meeting was fruitless as no agreement was reached.

fruitless Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for fruitless

Antonyms for fruitless


Summary: fruitless in Brief

The term 'fruitless' [ˈfruːtləs] refers to something that fails to achieve the desired results, or is unproductive or useless. It can also mean not producing fruit or being barren, as in 'The tree remained fruitless for years.' Synonyms include 'unproductive,' 'futile,' and 'pointless,' while antonyms include 'productive' and 'fruitful.' Examples of usage include 'Their efforts to find a solution proved fruitless' and 'The search for survivors was fruitless.'