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Origin and Meaning of Fruitless

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Fruit"less
  1. Lacking, or not bearing, fruit; barren; destitute of offspring; as, a fruitless tree or shrub; a fruitless marriage.
  2. Productive of no advantage or good effect; vain; idle; useless; unprofitable; as, a fruitless attempt; a fruitless controversy. "They in mutual accusation spent The fruitless hours." [Milton.]
    synonyms: Useless; barren; unprofitable; abortive; ineffectual; vain; idle; profitless. See Useless.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Unproductive of success ("a fruitless search")

fruit +‎ -less

Fun Facts about the name Fruitless

  • When was the first name Fruitless first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Fruitless is Sunday, October 29th, 1916.
  • How unique is the name Fruitless? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Fruitless. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Fruitless: Your name in reverse order is Sseltiurf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fretssuli. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Fruitless born Dec 13, 1987

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 1550. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.