Fruitlessly sentence examples

  • On this headland stands an abandoned monastery of St Anthony, amidst the ruins of a medieval castle, which belonged to the Venetian family of the Venieri, and was gallantly though fruitlessly defended against the Turkish general Barbarossa in 1537.

    8
    10
  • It was only when the impossibility of realizing the "Northern Accord" became patent that his influence began to wane, and Russia sacrificed millions of roubles fruitlessly in the endeavour to carry out his pet scheme.

    6
    11
  • Nine times out of ten, the victim will fruitlessly search for the "damage" done to the car.

    2
    1
  • He takes part, fruitlessly, in the Grail quest, only being vouchsafed a fleeting glimpse of the sacred Vessel, which, however, is sufficient to cast him into unconsciousness, in which he remains for as many days as he has spent years in sin.

    1
    1
  • For now, video games remain largely targeted at the young, and perhaps it's because of this that adult video games continue to search fruitlessly for shelf space and legitimate developer efforts.

    1
    1
Browse other sentences examples →