unavailingly


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un·a·vail·ing

 (ŭn′ə-vā′lĭng)
adj.
Not availing; ineffectual or useless: "I knew that resistance was hopeless, and complaint unavailing" (Shiva Naipaul). See Synonyms at futile.

un′a·vail′ing·ly adv.
Translations

unavailingly

[ˈʌnəˈveɪlɪŋlɪ] ADVinútilmente, en vano

unavailingly

advvergeblich
References in classic literature ?
Edgar Caswall tortured his brain for a long time unavailingly, to think of some means of getting rid of what he, as well as his neighbours, had come to regard as a plague of birds.
In this state, the voice of the preacher thundered remorselessly, but unavailingly, upon her ears.
Jack pleaded with his mother; but all unavailingly. She was obdurate, and at last the lad appeared to acquiesce in his mother's decision that the ape must be returned to Africa and the boy to school, from which he had been absent on vacation.
I know the story--don't go into details that only harrow your soul up unavailingly. It WILL be blotted out."
There had once been a water-mill beneath; the tide foaming and chafing round the few rotten stakes, and fragments of machinery that yet remained, seemed to dart onward, with a new impulse, when freed from the obstacles which had unavailingly attempted to stem its headlong course.
With their sad sisterhood are intermingled many youthful maidens who have sickened in aristocratic mansions, and for whose aid science has unavailingly searched its volumes, and whom breathless love has watched.
There he is, no doubt, in his impossible attitude, pointing, unavailingly, all night long.
Clennam tried to do honour to the meal, but unavailingly. The ham sickened him, the bread seemed to turn to sand in his mouth.
These people, though fully conscious of their wealth and power in the aggregate, are still unsure of themselves individually, still basically on the defense and still striving, as yet unavailingly but very defiantly, after national unity."
To remove this impatience, I can but express my own profound conviction that the beginner who has mastered this mathematical introduction will have solved, before he knows that he has even met them, some of the most crucial problems of Political Economy on which the foremost Economists have disputed unavailingly for generations for lack of applying the mathematical method.
Sotomayor's position in Schuette will make sense, though, if a liberal Court majority jettisons diversity in favor of the wider justification for affirmative action urged, unavailingly, by Justices Blackmun, Brennan, Marshall, and White in Bakke.
Unfortunately, the 'vision' which our unloved unitary authority is set on delivering has little in common with that of the people who actually live on the coast, as is testified by their angry comments in your article - and a few months ago, on the streets of the town, when they flocked (unavailingly, as it turned out) to sign a petition to halt demolition of the Boardwalk Cafe.