One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘I wore my cape in a futile attempt to keep dry’
fruitless, vain, pointless
useless, worthless, ineffectual, ineffective, inefficacious, to no effect, of no use, in vain, to no avail, unavailing
unsuccessful, failed, thwarted
unproductive, barren, unprofitable, abortive
impotent, hollow, empty, forlorn, idle, sterile, nugatory, valueless
hopeless, doomed, lost
NZ Australian informal no good to gundy
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