not effective; not producing results; ineffectual: ineffective efforts; ineffective remedies.
inefficient or incompetent; incapable: an ineffective manager.
lacking in artistic effect, as a literary work, theatrical production, or painting.
Are some languages really faster than English? Does that mean slower languages are less effective?Think of when you’ve listened to someone speak Spanish or Japanese. Does it seem the words flow out very quickly, faster than other languages? Academics would agree with you. For the last decade, linguists have speculated that different languages are spoken at significantly different rates. The challenge has been how to measure the respective speeds. Recently, linguist François Pellegrino along with his team at the …
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unfit, ineffective, inadequate, naive, weak, impotent, incompetent, unable, unqualified, unsuited, ineligible, powerless, sloppy, inept, feeble, disorganized, ineffectual, faulty, flimsy, worthless
Origin of ineffective
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having no effect
incompetent or inefficient
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