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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bootless  \Boot"less\,  a.  [From  {Boot}  profit.] 
  Unavailing;  unprofitable;  useless;  without  advantage  or 
  success.  --Chaucer. 
 
  I'll  follow  him  no  more  with  bootless  prayers.  --Shak. 
  --  {Boot"less*ly},  adv  --  {Boot"less*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bootless 
  adj  :  unproductive  of  success;  "a  fruitless  search";  "futile  years 
  after  her  artistic  peak";  "a  sleeveless  errand";  "a 
  vain  attempt"  [syn:  {fruitless},  {futile},  {sleeveless}, 
  {vain}] 




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