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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. Devoted to futile pursuits.
2. Holding the belief that human striving is useless.
1. A person devoted to futile pursuits.
2. One who believes that human striving is useless.
A blend of futile and utilitarian. Earliest documented use: 1827.
“‘Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.’ Dante was the First Futilitarian.”
Brad Blanton; Futilitarianism; Tikkun (Berkeley, California); Nov/Dec 2004.
“Owner Jerry Reinsdorf had promised an all-out effort to improve, but the team seems to have adopted a futilitarian attitude.”
Bob Verdi; Only Flag Over Comiskey Park Is White; Chicago Tribune; Jul 9, 1989.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:No two persons ever read the same book. -Edmund Wilson, critic (8 May 1895-1972)