Ineffectual

  • 41ineffectualness — ineffectual ► ADJECTIVE 1) not producing any or the desired effect. 2) lacking adequate forcefulness in a role or situation. DERIVATIVES ineffectuality noun ineffectually adverb ineffectualness noun …

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  • 42Useless — Use less, a. Having, or being of, no use; unserviceable; producing no good end; answering no valuable purpose; not advancing the end proposed; unprofitable; ineffectual; as, a useless garment; useless pity. [1913 Webster] Not to sit idle with so… …

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  • 43Uselessly — Useless Use less, a. Having, or being of, no use; unserviceable; producing no good end; answering no valuable purpose; not advancing the end proposed; unprofitable; ineffectual; as, a useless garment; useless pity. [1913 Webster] Not to sit idle… …

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  • 44Uselessness — Useless Use less, a. Having, or being of, no use; unserviceable; producing no good end; answering no valuable purpose; not advancing the end proposed; unprofitable; ineffectual; as, a useless garment; useless pity. [1913 Webster] Not to sit idle… …

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  • 45United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 46Tenesmus — Straining, especially long continued, ineffectual and painful straining, at stool or in urination. Straining at stool is called rectal tenesmus; straining at urination is called vesical tenesmus. * * * A painful spasm of the urogenital diaphragm… …

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  • 47useless — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Unserviceable] Syn. worthless, unusable, inutile, ineffectual, expendable, incompetent, of no use, ineffective, inoperative, broken, dysfunctional, counterproductive, inefficient, unprofitable, no damn good*. Ant.… …

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  • 48Inefficacious — In*ef fi*ca cious, a. [Pref. in not + efficacious: cf. F. inefficace, L. inefficax.] Not efficacious; not having power to produce the effect desired; inadequate; incompetent; inefficient; impotent. Boyle. [1913 Webster] The authority of… …

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  • 49Mihail Kogălniceanu — For other uses, see Mihail Kogălniceanu (disambiguation). Mihail Kogălniceanu Prime Minister of Romania In office October 11, 1863 – January 26, 1865 …

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  • 50useless — uselessly, adv. uselessness, n. /yoohs lis/, adj. 1. of no use; not serving the purpose or any purpose; unavailing or futile: It is useless to reason with him. 2. without useful qualities; of no practical good: a useless person; a useless gadget …

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  • 51nugatory — nu·ga·to·ry / nü gə ˌtōr ē, nyü / adj [Latin nugatorius, from nugari to trifle, from nugae trifles]: being without operative legal effect held that such an interpretation would render the statute nugatory Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law.… …

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  • 52List of The Venture Bros. characters — This is a list of main and recurring fictional characters and organizations from The Venture Bros., the Adult Swim/Cartoon Network comic science fiction series. Contents 1 Team Venture 2 Friends of Venture 2.1 The Order of the Triad …

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  • 53inoperative — in·op·er·a·tive /i nä pə rə tiv/ adj: having no force or effect an inoperative will Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. inoperative …

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  • 54efficient — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. effective, effectual, efficacious, operative; skillful, capable, productive, competent; causative. See power, skill, agency, cause, utility. Ant., inefficient, ineffectual. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [ …

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  • 55futile — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. ineffectual, vain, idle, useless. See uselessness, hopelessness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [To no purpose] Syn. vain, unavailing, useless, in vain, fruitless, hopeless, impractical, worthless,… …

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  • 56ineffective — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. useless, vain, unavailing; impotent, worthless; weak, inefficient. See uselessness, failure, impotence. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. not effective, ineffectual, incompetent, inefficient, incapable,… …

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  • 57void — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. empty, vacuous, blank; unoccupied, untenanted; devoid, lacking, unfilled; ineffectual; null, invalid; not binding; vain, unreal, unsubstantial. v. t. vacate; abrogate, nullify, negate; evacuate,… …

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  • 58weak — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. feeble (see weakness); faulty, unsatisfactory; uncertain, unsure, irresolute; watery, diluted, attenuated; faint, soft. See imperfection, uncertainty, cowardice, changeableness, softness. II (Roget… …

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  • 59Failure — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Failure >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 failure failure Sgm: N 1 nonsuccess nonsuccess nonfulfillment Sgm: N 1 dead failure dead failure successlessness Sgm: N 1 abortion abortion miscarriage Sgm: N 1 b …

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  • 60eunuchism — eu·nuch (yo͞o’nək) n. 1) A castrated man, traditionally employed as a harem attendant or as a functionary in certain Asian courts. 2) Often Offensive A man or boy whose testes are nonfunctioning or have been removed. 3) Derogatory An ineffectual… …

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