Thursday, July 07, 2011
futilitarian adjective [fyoo-til-i-TAIR-ee-uhn] Believing that human hopes are vain and unjustified.
Definitions for futilitarian
- Believing that human hopes are vain and unjustified.
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Citations for futilitarian
In America the silence was more oppressive than the ignorance; but perhaps elsewhere the world might still hide some haunt of futilitarian silence where content reigned - although long search had not revealed it - and so the pilgramage began anew!
There is another way of looking at the problem which I hope Feigl will not regard as wholly futilitarian in character, although I am not sure that it solves anything.
Origin of futilitarian
Futilitarian is a satirical coinage from the 1820s combining "futility" and "utilitarian."