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Correct spelling:
ineffectual
Definition:
Not producing the desired result; unavailing.

Synonyms:

adjective
cowardly
spineless, weak.
failing
unsuccessful.
feckless
uncareful, good-for-nothing, hopeless.
feeble
sapless, fainter, wimpy, Strengthless, enervated, in firm, helpless, insufficient, out of gas, lame, fragile.
impotent
incapable, Infecund, forceless, impotent.
limited
limited.
little
self-centered, hidebound, least.
mean
down-at-heel, second class, proletarian, lowborn, menial, second rate, down at heel, secondrate, second-rate, second-class.
narrow-minded
little.
no-account
Drossy.
no-good
no good.
small
small fry, small-fry, small time, minor-league.
unimportant
small.
unsuccessful
foiled, abortive, futile, frustrated, pointless, fruitless, thwarted, unsuccessful, useless, failed, vain, losing.
useless
futile, unfunctional, idle, hopeless, vain, insufficient, weak, unable, ineffective, unusable, unavailing, scrapper, inutile, nonfunctional, counter-productive, of no use, bootless, non-functional, impotent, unproductive, inefficient, counterproductive, unusuable, inadequate, Unpurposed.
weak
laid back, weakest, Fluctuant.
wishy-washy
wishy-washy, characterless.
noun
ineffective
incompetent.
ineffectual
toothless, ineffective, otiose, unavailing, futile, unproductive, unable, impotent, uneffective.
Examples of usage:
  1. After many ineffectual attempts, I succeeded at last, and bore my half- pail of milk in triumph to the house. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  2. Captain Matamore meanwhile lies sprawling on the ground, making ludicrous and ineffectual efforts to regain his feet. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  3. At first they seemed to think it was flies, but when their kicking and switching proved ineffectual they gently moved forward just far enough to bring the wagon, half full of hay, over the fire. – Neighbours by Robert Stead
  4. He tried to regain health by a visit to the hills, but this expedient proved ineffectual, and he was ordered home. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  5. He looked so helpless, so little, so ineffectual, that Mr. Magee abandoned his first plan of leaping upon him there in the silence. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
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