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
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