How to use Unfruitful in a sentence
Sickly and unfruitful trees may often be revived by bringing up their roots within 5 or 6 in.
In 1857, after some unfruitful preliminary attempts, the Turkish Government agreed to the construction of a line from Scutari to Bagdad on their behalf; this was finished in 1861 and was extended to Fao by 1864, after further lengthy negotiations, when it was linked up with the cable from Karachi which had been laid meanwhile.
His example, however, seems to have remained unfruitful till the time of Varro's master, Lucius Aelius Stilo Praeconinus.
Pfleiderer in pointing out the similarities of James and the Shepherd of Hermas declares it to be "certain that both writings presuppose like historical circumstances, and, from a similar point of view, direct their admonitions to their contemporaries, among whom a lax worldly-mindedness and unfruitful theological wrangling threatened to destroy the religious life."
No wonder God says have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.Advertisement
Those passages which say that we must have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness are all overthrown.
The USA made unfruitful attempts to conciliate the leaders of other Arab countries.
The land of Edom is unfruitful and forbidding, with the notable exception of fertile districts immediately south of the Dead Sea and along its eastern border.
For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my mind is unfruitful.
It closed as a cinema under pressure from more commercial screens and has had various reincarnations as a nightclub and museum, all unfruitful.Advertisement
No wonder God says " have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
The media have carried a good deal of rather unfruitful discussion about the meaning of the phrase " shoot-to-kill.
Also, a lot of the inquiries proved unfruitful.
The media have carried a good deal of rather unfruitful discussion about the meaning of the phrase shoot-to-kill.
Table 5 shows the large recorded difference between the fruitful and unfruitful searches in the amount of time between first and last logged event.Advertisement
Nevertheless his administration was by no means unfruitful.
He set to work to restore some of these ruins, to reconstitute and pacify the Papal State, to put an end to the Schism, which showed signs of continuing in Aragon and certain parts of southern France; to enter into negotiations, unfortunately unfruitful, with the Greek Church also with a view to a return to unity, to organize the struggle against heresy in Bohemia; to interpose his pacific mediation between France and England, as well as between the parties which were rending France; and, finally, to welcome and act as patron to saintly reformers like Bernardino of Siena and Francesca Romana, foundress of the nursing sisterhood of the Oblate di Tor de' Specchi (1425).
Their country was rough and unfruitful as a whole (barley, however, was cultivated), being chiefly used for the pasture of sheep. Its inhabitants either led a nomadic life or occupied small villages; large towns were few.
Where new conceptions emerge, the imperfection of the instruments, mechanical and methodological, of the sciences renders them unfruitful, until their rediscovery in a later age.
Basing his foreign policy upon the alliance, as supplemented by the naval entente with Great Britain negotiated by his predecessor, Count Robilant, Crispi assumed a resolute attitude towards France, breaking off the prolonged and unfruitful negotiations for a new Franco-Italian commercial treaty, and refusing the French invitation to organize an Italian section at the Paris Exhibition of 1889.Advertisement
It is at best an unfruitful assumption; and the tendency of students of sociology is to treat discussions as to sovereignty much as modern physiologists treat discussions as to "vital force" or "vital principle."