My efforts to reach Robbins to hear his explanation were unavailing, alas.
Efforts to determine when the Massachusetts legislature last felt embarrassed were unavailing.
It was true; but for the army which he and the King had made, all the genius of Moltke and Bismarck would have been unavailing.
Regrets, unavailing regrets, are the poorest companions possible.
Harcourt's early success had made him an early author; but he already felt that his authorship was unavailing.
The latter then resorted to artifice, seeing that force was unavailing.
It belongs not to the blessed season and genius of youth, to hug to its heart useless and unavailing griefs.
He lifted up his voice in loud appeals, but they were unavailing.
Evidently, because long-suffering without kindness would be unavailing.
It was unavailing and he had to drop back, hanging below the slender bar.