HyperDic: ineffectual

English > 3 senses of the word ineffectual:
ADJECTIVEallineffectual, ineffective, uneffectivenot producing an intended effect
allineffectual, futile, otiose, unavailing, meaninglessproducing no result or effect
allineffectual, ineffective, unablelacking in power or forcefulness
ineffectual > pronunciation
Soundsih.nahfeh'kchuwahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > ineffectual: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot producing an intended effect.
Synonymsineffective, uneffective
Attribute ofeffectiveness, effectivity, effectualness, effectualityPower to be effective
Narrowertoothlesslacking necessary force for effectiveness
unproductivenot producing desired results
See alsoidlenot in action or at work
inefficaciouslacking the power to produce a desired effect
inefficientnot producing desired results
powerlesslacking power
uselessHaving no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully
Oppositeeffective, effectual, efficaciousproducing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
Spanishincapaz, ineficaz, inepto, infructuoso, inútil, vano
Catalanincapaç, ineficaç, inepte, inútil, va
Nounsineffectualness, ineffectualitylacking the power to be effective
English > ineffectual: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningproducing no result or effect.
Example "the therapy was ineffectual"
Synonymsfutile, otiose, unavailing, meaningless
BroaderuselessHaving no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully
Spanishfútil, incapaz, ineficaz, inepto, inútil, ocioso, vano
Catalanfútil, incapaç, ineficaç, inepte, inútil, va
Nounsineffectualness, ineffectualitylacking the power to be effective
Adverbsineffectuallyin an ineffectual manner
English > ineffectual: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglacking in power or forcefulness.
Example"an ineffectual ruler"
Synonymsineffective, unable
Broaderimpotentlacking power or ability
Spanishimpotente, incapaz, ineficaz
Catalanimpotent, incapaç, ineficaç
Nounsineffectualness, ineffectualitylacking the power to be effective

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