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fussy

Short Definition : fastidious; finicky; easily upset

Definition
(adj) annoyed and irritable
Definition
(adj) overcrowded or cluttered with detail
Synonyms : busy
Example Sentence
  • a busy painting
  • a fussy design

Definition
(adj) exacting especially about details
Synonyms : finical , finicky , particular , picky
Example Sentence
  • a finicky eater
  • fussy about clothes
  • very particular about how her food was prepared

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fussy

fussy...read it as fussy in hindi..that is trapped...so ek ladki jo kisi uljhan me fussy ho wo asani se upset ho jati hai..
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by nehaMD

futile

Short Definition : useless; hopeless; ineffectual

Definition
(adj) producing no result or effect
Synonyms : ineffectual , otiose , unavailing
Example Sentence
  • a futile effort
  • the therapy was ineffectual
  • an otiose undertaking
  • an unavailing attempt

Definition
(adj) unproductive of success
Synonyms : bootless , fruitless , sleeveless , vain
Example Sentence
  • a fruitless search
  • futile years after her artistic peak
  • a sleeveless errand
  • a vain attempt

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for futile

futile is not fertile.. hence not fruitful
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by namaskar

futile sounds like foot oil ..spending 1000$ on foot oil is WASTE..and UNPRODUCTIVE bcoz even then hair will not grow on your foot ..haha seems funny but works..
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by kundana.shrali

futile is opposite of fruition
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by anshulnirvana

futile sounds like few tall.....The town only has few tall tress left- what a Hopeless(without effect or futile) city for the young generation to live.
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by paula_3004

few tile :why? because the kiln is ineffective to produce the desire result,it is useless and ineffective
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by laaptu

FrUit fell on the TILE(floor tiles)....so it became fruitless...or ineffective
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by simranjeet

futile -due to the miscarriage the fetus was dead which can be said it was unproductive and unsuccessful
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by santosh pokhrel

futile = consider fute as the past tense of fuse; i.e fuse has been blown up; completely fail.
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by shaktipada

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