futility


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the condition or quality of being useless or ineffective

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uselessness as a consequence of having no practical result

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But anything else s just an exercise in futility that has no, and will never have any, effect.
With the current temperament of the Supreme Court, it may be an exercise in futility to press for the declaration of nullity of the congressional extension,' Lagman said.
Australia-based Mesoblast's intravenous product candidate, MSC-100-IV, has been successful in a pre-specified interim futility analysis in the phase three trial of the product that was used as front-line therapy in children with steroid-resistant acute graft versus host disease (aGVHD), it was reported yesterday.
The Futility of War We have just had the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, More British soldiers died on the first day of battle than has ever been known, Young lads, the majority teenagers, were told they were fighting in a war to end all wars, Well, 100 years down the line, and there are more wars going on than ever before.
MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, March 30, 2015--Cardio3 BioSciences (C3BS) announced the successful completion of a futility analysis for C-Cure, its lead cell therapy for congestive heart failure, being evaluated in a Phase 3 clinical trial in Europe and Israel (CHART-1).
MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, March 30, 2015-Cardio3 BioSciences (C3BS) announced the successful completion of a futility analysis for C-Cure, its lead cell therapy for congestive heart failure, being evaluated in a Phase 3 clinical trial in Europe and Israel (CHART-1).
Next, this article examines whether a futility exception to the demand requirement exists under Florida law.
Imphal, Feb 21 ( ANI ): Militant outfits operating in the northeast are gradually realizing the futility of violence and are increasingly choosing to join the mainstream.
THE head of the Catholic church in Ireland called for an end to the futility and evil of violence in a powerful statement at Pc Ronan Kerr's funeral.
Referring to futility of the US-led sanctions on Iran, Ghazanfari said that "during the recent years, Iran's trade with EU and even US has increased.
Barkley shows how Donaldson evolves Thomas Covenant, Hile Troy, and Linden Avery, and with them his readers, from futility to effectiveness.
2) Two kinds of medical futility are often distinguished: quantitative futility, where the likelihood that an intervention will benefit the patient is exceedingly poor; and qualitative futility, where the quality of benefit an intervention will produce is exceedingly poor.
I have just read an account that more than once referred to the futility of mighty Mother Russia's involvement in a similar incursion within that very same hostile arena, lasting many years, and the alleged, ultimate count of some 50,000 Soviet body bags being reclaimed
Church of Ireland primate Archbishop Alan Harper said the solution to stop the young from falling into the clutches of futility was to give them a vision, a taste and genuine access to something better.
Cairo, 03 Sept: Three flights to and from Cairo were cancelled yesterday because of lack of passengers and the futility of running.