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Related to inefficaciously: impermissibly, instantiation


Not capable of producing a desired effect or result; ineffective.

in·ef′fi·ca′cious·ly adv.
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Adv.1.inefficaciously - in an ineffective manner; "he dealt with the problem rather ineffectively"
effectively, efficaciously - in an effective manner; "these are real problems that can be dealt with most effectively by rational discussion"
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If, however, the veteran has taken part in a war that has satisfied all ad bellum criteria for justness and she has conducted herself justly and honorably in battle, then even if the soldier puts herself at risk inefficaciously or at no risk at all, I argue that such an attempt still warrants gratitude on the part of U.S.
The public transportation presents major deficiencies regarding the infrastructure, which is short: the boarding-descent stations are not totally signaled, many of them are not improved and others are inefficaciously improved, the quality of services rendered being far from corresponding to the field demands.
The risk of mortality when the threat to life is suicide may well be greater (and thus mortality is heightened) if services are inefficaciously supplied or inadequately financed.