Definitions for ineffectualˌɪn ɪˈfɛk tʃu əl
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ineffective, uneffective, ineffectual(adj)
not producing an intended effect
"an ineffective teacher"; "ineffective legislation"
futile, ineffectual, otiose, unavailing(adj)
producing no result or effect
"a futile effort"; "the therapy was ineffectual"; "an otiose undertaking"; "an unavailing attempt"
ineffective, ineffectual, unable(adj)
lacking in power or forcefulness
"an ineffectual ruler"; "like an unable phoenix in hot ashes"
unable or insufficient to produce effect; futile
After several ineffectual and abortive leaps, we were forced to lift him over the obstacle.
weak; lacking forcefulness
Our group leader proved highly ineffectual, caving to every whim put forth by the other members.
Origin: in- "not" + effectual "having effect"
not producing the proper effect; without effect; inefficient; weak; useless; futile; unavailing; as, an ineffectual attempt; an ineffectual expedient
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Remote and ineffectual don.
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
It's ineffectual. It's simply ineffectual, it's not reaching the right population. It's not reaching the potential jihadists.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
And when the hourglass has run out, the hourglass of temporality, when the noise of secular life has grown silent and its restless or ineffectual activism has come to an end, when everything around you is still, as it is in eternity, then eternity asks you and every individual in these millions and millions about only one thing: whether you have lived in despair or not.
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