ineffectualness ineffectualness


  • (n) lacking the power to be effective



  1. Chess playing for a while kept Duchamp from thinking too much about his own ineffectualness, but when he began to win tournaments against professionals he gave that up too.
  2. His regrettable ineffectualness as socio-political philosopher-activist is traceable and proportionate to an unconcealed intellectual narcism.
  3. But Asa's defeat is a victory, for it implies that under his apparent ineffectualness there is something stronger than his daughter's brittle bravery.
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/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /