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inutile

[in-yoo-til] /ɪnˈyu tɪl/
adjective
1.
of no use or service.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin inūtilis. See in-3, utile
Related forms
inutilely, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for in-utile

inutile

/ɪnˈjuːtaɪl; ˌɪnjuːˈtɪlɪtɪ/
adjective
1.
(rare) useless; unprofitable
Derived Forms
inutilely, adverb
inutility, noun
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Word Origin and History for in-utile

inutile

adj.

late 15c., from French inutile (12c., inutele), from Latin inutilis "useless, unprofitable," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + utilis (see utility).

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