inefficacy

  • 1 Inefficacy — In*ef fi*ca*cy, n. [L. inefficacia. See {In } not, and {Efficacy}.] Lack of power to produce the desired or proper effect; inefficiency; ineffectualness; futility; uselessness; fruitlessness; as, the inefficacy of medicines or means. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 inefficacy — I noun disability, disablement, failure, feebleness, forcelessness, helplessness, impotence, inability, inadequacy, incapability, incapacitation, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness,… …

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  • 3 inefficacy — (n.) want of force or virtue to produce the desired effect, 1610s, from L.L. inefficacia, from inefficacem (nom. inefficax), from in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + efficax (see EFFICACY (Cf. efficacy)) …

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  • 4 inefficacy — [in ef′i kə sē] n. [LL inefficacia] lack of efficacy; inability to produce the desired effect …

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  • 5 inefficacy — noun Etymology: Late Latin inefficacia, from Latin inefficac , inefficax inefficacious, from in + efficac , efficax efficacious Date: circa 1615 lack of power to produce a desired effect …

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  • 6 inefficacy — /in ef i keuh see/, n. lack of power or capacity to produce the desired effect. [1605 15; < LL inefficacia. See IN 3, EFFICACY] * * * …

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  • 7 inefficacy — noun The condition of being ineffective …

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  • 8 inefficacy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition or state of being incapable of accomplishing or effecting anything: helplessness, impotence, inadequacy, incapability, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, powerlessness, uselessness. See… …

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  • 9 inefficacy — in·ef·fi·ca·cy || ɪn efɪkÉ™sɪ n. inability to produce the desired results …

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  • 10 inefficacy — n. Ineffectualness …

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  • 11 inefficacy — n 1. ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness; incapacity, inability, inadequacy, inefficiency, incompetence, ineptitude; uselessness, inutility, worthlessness, valuelessness, meritlessness, nu gacity. 2. futility, bootlessness,… …

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  • 12 inefficacy — in·efficacy …

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  • 13 inefficacy — in•ef•fi•ca•cy [[t]ɪnˈɛf ɪ kə si[/t]] n. lack of power or capacity to produce the desired effect • Etymology: 1605–15; < LL …

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  • 14 inefficacy — /ɪnˈɛfəkəsi/ (say in efuhkuhsee) noun lack of efficacy or power to produce the desired effect …

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  • 15 inefficacy — noun a lack of efficacy • Syn: ↑inefficaciousness • Ant: ↑efficacy • Derivationally related forms: ↑inefficacious (for: ↑inefficaciousness) …

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