Meaning of unavailingly in English:

unavailingly

Pronunciation /ˌʌnəˈveɪlɪŋli/

Translate unavailingly into Spanish

adverb

See unavailing

‘Just occasionally, perhaps, we should have the humility to see the awfulness of the world that they inhabit, and which they strive so unavailingly to control.’
  • ‘This is a mantra which must be engraved in the wall at Tannadice, because it's the line which Paul Sturrock repeated endlessly and unavailingly.’
  • ‘They looked eagerly but unavailingly for ‘some business that we can carry on in connection with our trap-business, to which we can shift our help when our trap-trade slackens up.’’
  • ‘But what really incensed the Americans was the moment when a supposedly impartial linesman openly massaged Tiriac's cramping leg and, unavailingly, urged him on to victory.’
  • ‘This ambition took on new life with the outbreak of war, the steel company lobbying the government - unavailingly - for resources to build it.’