inefficacy inefficacy

Definition(s):

  • (n) a lack of efficacy

Usage(s):

  1. Editorial in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet, accusing Pope Benedict XVI of distorting science in his remarks on the inefficacy of condoms.
  2. With illustrative examples, Kanter lays out how to overcome attitude problems like passivity, inefficacy, finger pointing and panic in order to become a winner.
  3. Middle East strategy depended on proving the inefficacy of such tactics and when America's weight as a factor in the world was already being undercut by our divisions over Indochina.

News

  • Privitization of public services

    As many of you know, one of my concerns is the inefficacy in the way our public services are delivered to taxpayers. Let’s call them customers. There should be a California law that allows private companies to compete for delivery of public services to its customers. Whether it is maintenance services, education, correctional institutions, revenue collection, emergency services and anything the ...
    on March 28, 2014     Source: Calaveras Enterprise

Quotes

  1. "There are many reasons for early elections, but the main (one) is parliament's inefficacy and inability to meet the promises we have made," Gruevski said.
    on Apr 10, 2008 By: Nikola Gruevski Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It was in this period up to the law of 1995, marked by an explosion of financial needs and the inefficacy of the existing fragmentary rules, that the so-called party funding scandals took place. They concerned all parties - left as well as...
    on Jul 20, 2007 By: Jacques Chirac Source: BBC News

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