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  • 1 fruitlessness — fruitless ► ADJECTIVE 1) failing to achieve the desired results; unproductive. 2) not producing fruit. DERIVATIVES fruitlessly adverb fruitlessness noun …

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  • 2 fruitlessness — noun see fruitless …

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  • 3 fruitlessness — See fruitlessly. * * * …

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  • 4 fruitlessness — noun The quality of being fruitless …

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  • 5 fruitlessness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition or quality of being useless or ineffective: bootlessness, futility, unavailingness, unprofitableness, uselessness, vainness, vanity. See THRIVE, USED …

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  • 6 fruitlessness — n. barrenness, inability to produce (fruit, offspring, results, etc.); lack of productivity …

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  • 7 fruitlessness — fruit·less·ness …

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  • 8 fruitlessness — See: fruitless …

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  • 9 fruitlessness — noun 1. a lack of creative imagination • Hypernyms: ↑uncreativeness 2. the quality of yielding nothing of value • Syn: ↑aridity, ↑barrenness • Ant: ↑fruitfulness …

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  • 10 aridity — noun 1. the quality of yielding nothing of value (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑fruitlessness, ↑barrenness • Ant: ↑fruitfulness (for: ↑fruitlessness) • …

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  • 11 barrenness — noun 1. the state (usually of a woman) of having no children or being unable to have children • Derivationally related forms: ↑barren • Hypernyms: ↑sterility, ↑infertility 2. the quality of yielding nothing of value • Syn: ↑fruitlessnes …

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  • 12 futility — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. uselessness, ineffectiveness, fruitlessness, falseness, hollowness, triviality, frivolity, idleness, vanity, emptiness, hopelessness, worthlessness, labor in vain, lost trouble, unprofitableness, purposelessness,… …

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  • 13 Idleness — I dle*ness, n. [AS. [=i]delnes.] The condition or quality of being idle (in the various senses of that word); uselessness; fruitlessness; triviality; inactivity; laziness. Syn: Inaction; indolence; sluggishness; sloth. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 Inefficacy — In*ef fi*ca*cy, n. [L. inefficacia. See {In } not, and {Efficacy}.] Lack of power to produce the desired or proper effect; inefficiency; ineffectualness; futility; uselessness; fruitlessness; as, the inefficacy of medicines or means. [1913… …

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  • 15 fruitless — adjective Date: 14th century 1. unsuccessful < a fruitless attempt > 2. lacking or not bearing fruit Synonyms: see futile • fruitlessly adverb • fruitlessness noun …

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  • 16 Pride — is a lofty view of one s self or one s own. Pride often manifests itself as a high opinion of one s nation (national pride), ethnicity (ethnic pride), or appearance and abilities (vanity). Pride is considered a negative attribute by most major… …

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  • 18 Vanity — In conventional parlance, vanity is the excessive belief in one s own abilities or attractiveness to others. In many religions vanity is considered a form of self idolatry, in which one rejects God for the sake of one s own image, and thereby… …

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  • 19 William Petty — Infobox Philosopher region = Western philosophers era = 17th century philosophy (Modern philosophy) color = #B0C4DE |thumb|200px image caption = William Petty name = William Petty birth = May 27 1623 death = December 16 1687 school tradition =… …

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  • 20 Architrenius — is a medieval allegorical and satirical poem in hexameters by Johannes de Hauvilla (also known as Johannes de Altavilla or Jean de Hauteville). The poet was born in about 1150 (perhaps at or near Rouen) and died after 1200, [Catholic… …

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