Ineffectual

  • 141ineffective — adjective 1) an ineffective scheme Syn: unsuccessful, unproductive, fruitless, unprofitable, abortive, futile, purposeless, useless, worthless, ineffectual, inefficient, inefficacious, inadequate; feeble, inept, lame; archaic bootless …

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  • 142vain — 1 Vain, nugatory, otiose, idle, empty, hollow are comparable when they mean devoid of worth or significance. Something vain (see also FUTILE) is devoid of all value, either absolutely because worthless, superfluous, or unprofitable or relatively… …

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  • 143inefficient — adj 1. incompetent, inept, inapt, unapt, unfit, unfitted, unqualified, unprepared, deficient; incapable, unable, lacking in ability or skill, not up or equal to; inefficacious, ineffectual, ineffective, impotent, unpowerful, weak. See ineffectual …

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  • 144inoperative — adj 1. not operative, not in operation, not in effect, not in force. 2. ineffectual, ineffective, inefficacious, inadequate, inefficient; useless, inutile, worthless, valueless, merit less, nugatory. 3. futile, unavailing, bootless, fruitless,… …

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  • 145invalid — I n 1. sickly person, infirm person, convalescent, shut in, valetudinarian; patient, inpatient, outpatient, case; the sick, the infirm, the handicapped; sufferer, carrier, cripple, incurable, victim; hypochondriac, Pathol. neurasthenic,… …

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  • 146void — adj 1. legally ineffectual or unenforceable, not binding, nonviable; null and void, invalid, disestablished, cancelled. 2. ineffectual, inoperative, not in force, worthless, inconsequential, null; futile, ineffective, idle, unavailing, vain,… …

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  • 147ineffective — adjective 1) an ineffective scheme Syn: unsuccessful, unproductive, unprofitable, ineffectual 2) an ineffective president Syn: ineffectual, inefficient, inadequate, incompetent, incapable, unfit …

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  • 148void — [[t]vɔɪd[/t]] adj. 1) law having no legal force or effect; not legally binding or enforceable 2) useless; ineffectual; vain 3) devoid; destitute (usu. fol. by of): a life void of meaning[/ex] 4) without contents; empty 5) gov without an incumbent …

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  • 149πανετώσιον — πανετώσιος all ineffectual masc/fem acc sg πανετώσιος all ineffectual neut nom/voc/acc sg …

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  • 150ὀλιγοδύναμον — ὀλιγοδύναμος ineffectual masc/fem acc sg ὀλιγοδύναμος ineffectual neut nom/voc/acc sg …

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  • 151effective — effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient 1. All these words mean ‘having an effect’ of some kind, but with different applications and shades of meaning. Effective means ‘having a definite or desired effect’ that is actual rather than… …

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  • 152effectual — effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient 1. All these words mean ‘having an effect’ of some kind, but with different applications and shades of meaning. Effective means ‘having a definite or desired effect’ that is actual rather than… …

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  • 153efficacious — effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient 1. All these words mean ‘having an effect’ of some kind, but with different applications and shades of meaning. Effective means ‘having a definite or desired effect’ that is actual rather than… …

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  • 154efficient — effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient 1. All these words mean ‘having an effect’ of some kind, but with different applications and shades of meaning. Effective means ‘having a definite or desired effect’ that is actual rather than… …

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  • 155ineffective — ineffective, ineffectual Ineffective means ‘not producing any effect’ and normally refers to actions or processes. Ineffectual often refers to people, and means ‘lacking the ability to produce results’. The distinctions are more fully discussed… …

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  • 156weak — [adj1] not strong anemic, debilitated, decrepit, delicate, effete, enervated, exhausted, faint, feeble, flaccid, flimsy, forceless, fragile, frail, hesitant, impuissant, infirm, insubstantial, irresolute, lackadaisical*, languid, languorous, limp …

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  • 157pluries fi.fa. — /pl(y)uriyiyz fay(eray) fey(shiyas)/ A writ issued where other commands of the court have proved ineffectual. Process that issues in the third instance, after the first and the alias have been ineffectual …

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  • 158wet — [wet] adj. wetter, wettest [ME < OE wæt, akin to ON vatr: for IE base see WATER] 1. moistened, covered, or saturated with water or other liquid 2. rainy; foggy; misty [a wet day] 3. not yet dry [wet paint] 4 …

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  • 159ineffectiveness — noun lacking the power to be effective • Syn: ↑ineffectualness, ↑ineffectuality • Ant: ↑effectiveness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ineffectual (for: ↑ …

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  • 160ineffectuality — noun lacking the power to be effective • Syn: ↑ineffectiveness, ↑ineffectualness • Ant: ↑effectiveness (for: ↑ineffectiveness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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