Relate it to abort..things usually gets aborted when it seems that it would be unsuccessful or fruitless
abortion is a common word which means termination of pregnancy.. and hence something unsuccessful or fruitless.
abort => "to stop somthing before result" ive= action that is "useless action"
Abort+ive: abort means to stop.. ive to stopped due to some unsuccessful conditions.
You abort an GRE score if u r unsuccessful
Antonyms:complete, consummated, effective, effectual, efficient, fruitful,successful
when we put a cd in the cd drive of a computer and den eject it before transferring data, dere is sum command which comes on da screen like ur transfer was aborted means something which was in process has stopped.........