from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Without result, lacking effect, success or accomplishment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Being without result.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without result: as, resultless investigations.
Here on the diverse streets of Toronto are the activist wolf-chieftans, the irresponsible spenders, and the self-appointed Santa Clauses of feel good, resultless, and a-logical rulership.
Our plans for intercepting the good man were well laid and successful, but turned out resultless.
The spirit of intrigue with women, as to which men will flatter themselves, is customarily so vile, so mean, so vapid a reflection of a feeling, so aimless, resultless, and utterly unworthy!
It occurred to me that possibly the pomegranate seeds might have germinated, and the plants become established and acclimatised, but search proved resultless.
I might proceed to give a few illustrations of this resultless restlessness, this dissipation of the youthful forces, to which I have alluded; but there is one phase of my experience here which goes further to prove its prevalence and baneful effects than a thousand instances derived from my knowledge of boys in school or in the closer contact of private tuition.
I tried to cheer him by reminding him we might yet find chances to enrich ourselves before returning home, but I could see he was troubled by the thought that the voyage he had accomplished with so much skill and daring might prove resultless in the accumulation of wealth.
But it was already too late; and the resultless mission of Mr. Stephens to Fortress Monroe proved that the Washington
Germania Ford; but the resultless fighting dispirited and demoralized the people, while it only harassed and weakened the army.
Wearied at last of fruitless plans and resultless thoughts, she went out for a walk.
Besides the sketches of character which familiarize us with the aboriginal negro in Africa, there is a good moral in the resultless life, which, after all its toils, hazards, and successes leaves the adventurer a stranded wreck in the prime of manhood.
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