ineffectiveness


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in·ef·fec·tive

 (ĭn′ĭ-fĕk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Not producing an intended effect; ineffectual: an ineffective plea.
2. Inadequate; incompetent: an ineffective teacher.

in′ef·fec′tive·ly adv.
in′ef·fec′tive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ineffectiveness - lacking the power to be effective
impotence, impotency, powerlessness - the quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble
inefficaciousness, inefficacy - a lack of efficacy
effectiveness, effectivity, effectuality, effectualness - power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect

ineffectiveness

noun
The condition or state of being incapable of accomplishing or effecting anything:
Translations
عَدَم نَجاعَه، عَدم تأثير
neúčinnost
ineffektivitetvirkningsløshed
gagnsleysi, áhrifaleysi
neúčinnosť
etkisizlik

ineffectiveness

[ˌɪnɪˈfektɪvnɪs] N [of measure, policy, drug] → ineficacia f; [of person, committee] → incompetencia f, ineficacia f; [of effort, attempt] → infructuosidad f

ineffectiveness

[ˌɪnɪˈfɛktɪvnɪs] n [system, action] → inefficacité f

ineffectiveness

nUnwirksamkeit f, → Ineffektivität f; (of attempt)Fruchtlosigkeit f, → Nutzlosigkeit f; (of person)Unfähigkeit f

ineffective

(iniˈfektiv) adjective
useless; not producing any result or the result desired. ineffective methods.
ˌinefˈfectiveness noun
References in classic literature ?
But the most amazing example of the ineffectiveness of the orders given by the authorities at that time was Napoleon's attempt to stop the looting and re-establish discipline.
By-and-by Celia would come in her quality of bridesmaid as well as sister, and through the next weeks there would be wedding visits received and given; all in continuance of that transitional life understood to correspond with the excitement of bridal felicity, and keeping up the sense of busy ineffectiveness, as of a dream which the dreamer begins to suspect.
The child, she was very little more, broke out at last in speech, passionately, yet with a miserable fore-knowledge of the ineffectiveness of anything she might say.
A second peculiarity of airship war as it first came to the world that also made for social collapse, was the ineffectiveness of the early air-ships against each other.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court has dismissed the petition filed against Nawaz Sharif about powers of local bodies representatives on the basis of its ineffectiveness.
They said due to ineffectiveness of Pakistan Railways, the process of exports from Peshawar had come to near halt.
The answer depends on whether the company has recorded losses or gains, or neither, from ineffectiveness in cash-flow hedging relationships.
ineffectiveness, which the device are able to address.
St Helens supporters have spent much of the season grumbling about how poor their injury-hit team has been, the ineffectiveness of the coaching staff and their team having no chance of winning the Super League.
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In the letter, he said the current debate had "highlighted the ineffectiveness of the existing provisions and makes it impossible for the Commission to operate effectively in this area".