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.
He said that the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) also recognised the ineffectiveness of the Centre's economic policies.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 10 (ANI): MoS for PMO Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said that the Centre has forced 312 officials to retire on the grounds of ineffectiveness or lack of integrity.
Demetriades also refers to a number of cases before the ECHR regarding the ineffectiveness of the IPC, which he calls " Joannou clones" after the first such decision of the Court, issued in December 2017, and suggests that the Committee requests information on them and takes this into account when deciding on the individual measures.
The Democratic Unionist leader blamed the "chaotic" EU exit on intransigence from Brussels and ineffectiveness in London.
I'VE written so many words about PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor, the obscene amount of money he takes out of the union while so many former players suffer hardship, and his ineffectiveness at every task bar clinging to power, I'm currently feeling like an East German in the months before the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Net interest income in the second quarter was $12.5 billion, up $303 million compared with first quarter 2018, driven predominantly by a less negative impact from hedge ineffectiveness accounting, the net benefit of rate and spread movements, and one additional day in the quarter.
By giving the awareness to public about the actual role of local government this problem of ineffectiveness can come to an end,' Jawad was of the view.
The writer has rightly pointed out the ineffectiveness of the Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances.