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  • n  worthlessness due to being feeble and ineffectual

  • This is a complete account of the arrogance and fecklessness of the Bush Administration during the lead-up to the invasion of Iraq and of the predictable disaster that followed.
  • And the country can thank in large measure the type of fecklessness that Sandia's managers showed in handling Carpenter's case.
  • In her relatively short life she already witnessed a lifetime of human fecklessness, and we sense that she is on the edge of following her mother's downward path.
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  • A Private University Might Have Saved Detroit
    Detroit's bankruptcy filing last week and the decades of decline that preceded it have been a predictable political and historical Rorschach test. The right blames the city's demise on moral failures and weak character -- the banana-republic-caliber corruption and fiscal fecklessness of its politicians, the greed of its unions , the spinelessness of automobile executives who gave into them.
    July 27, 2013 - Business Insider

  • Jonathan Chait in Newsweek
    Chait wrote: "At a time when the country desperately needs a coherent response to the array of challenges it faces, the congressional arm of the Democratic Party remains mired in fecklessness, parochialism, and privilege. Obama has made mistakes, as...

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