feckless feckless  /ˈfɛ klɪs/


  1. (adj) not fit to assume responsibility
  2. (adj) generally incompetent and ineffectual


  1. After a feckless overtime, the two teams squared off for penalties, and Spanish keeper Iker Casillas made great stops on Daniele De Rossi and Antonio Di Natale to claim the victory.
  2. Lampooned as a feckless frat boy, he ran a more disciplined race than we have seen in years; he made his inexperience a virtue, his vagueness a shield, his sins a sign of sincerity.



  1. The legislation, in the wake of the scandals involving former lobbyist Jack Abramoff and Cunningham last year, has strong support, but Sen. Trent Lott, R-Miss., warned his colleagues to be careful of overreacting and "feckless positioning to make it...
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Trent Lott Source: Forbes

  2. "This is a scary path for all Americans," Ferdin said. "Here is a government, a feckless federal government, who spent millions of taxpayer dollars to wage an assault on all our constitutional rights."
    on Mar 2, 2006 By: Pamelyn Ferdin Source: CBS News

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