effectless


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effectless

(ɪˈfɛktlɪs)
adj
archaic having no effect; useless
References in classic literature ?
It could be said, of course, that the time apparently wasted in these effectless studies could have been well spent in deepening and widening a knowledge of English literature never yet too great, and I have often said this myself; but then, again, I am not sure that the studies were altogether effectless.
They are effective in certain fields but effectless in others.
Transdisciplinary and transformative research that puts the individual--respectively networks of individuals--and his or her situation-specific needs in the focal point of research is one way to anticipate one-sided--and thus often unusable or effectless --problem solutions.