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Origin of ineffectual
OTHER WORDS FROM ineffectualin·ef·fec·tu·al·i·ty, in·ef·fec·tu·al·ness, nounin·ef·fec·tu·al·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for ineffectual
The Obama administration has pulled together a coalition as ineffectual as it is unwilling.There’s Only One Way to Beat ISIS: Work With Assad and Iran|Leslie H. Gelb|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The end result only confirmed its image as disorganized and ineffectual.
Why, then, are we led to believe that her conniving ways are so ineffectual and misdirected?The Abused Wives of Westeros: A Song of Feminism in ‘Game of Thrones’|Amy Zimmerman|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Thrones, power, politics, money, and force constantly trump goodness, in each of its ineffectual forms.Game of Thrones’ ‘Breaker of Chains’: The Most Cynical Show on TV Bares Its Fangs Once More|Andrew Romano|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hollande basically tried to remain above the fray and reinforced his already doleful image as an ineffectual executive.
The angel in thee and rejects the sprites That ineffectual crowd about his strength, And mingle with his work and claim a share!The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846|Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
Martin V. published a favourable bull, but it was ineffectual.
Whether freighted richly with the essential, or merely burdened with the ineffectual, it is equally irretrievable.The Life Radiant|Lilian Whiting
Of feeble justice, ineffectual, drop The sword and balance: mute the voice of joy, And hush'd the clamor of the busy world.
And the Supreme Court set the order aside, declaring it to be “ineffectual for any purpose and void.”'The System,' as uncovered by the San Francisco Graft Prosecution|Franklin Hichborn