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ineffective

i ni fek tiv

  • a  not producing an intended effect
    an ineffective teacher
    ineffective legislation
  • s  lacking in power or forcefulness
  • s  lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively; inadequate
    an ineffective administration

  • The Governor was widely considered an inept, ineffective leader even before he ran afoul of the law.
  • The Governor was widely considered an inept, ineffective leader even before he ran afoul of the law.
  • The most ineffective bit of French engineering since the Maginot Line, the Renault Dauphine was originally to be named the Corvette, tres ironie.
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  • Edward Markey in CBS News
    What it tells us is damning. The illegal use of steroids and performance-enhancing drugs was pervasive for more than a decade, Major League Baseball was slow and ineffective in responding to the scandal, and the use of human growth hormone has been... Henry Waxman http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Waxman&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHJ0ewhvZoz9CCq5P52rucQCNWNNg Forbes http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2008/01/15/ap4532549.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGCT2m7hazKvUmg1mDYnsriPpy1CQ Jan 15, 2008 51300 68870 ineffective Rep. Ed Markey, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce environment subcommittee, said the plans cite identical response capabilities and tout identical ineffective equipment."
  • Patty Murray in International Herald Tribune
    The ethical allegations against Jackson "meant that the Bush administration's ineffective housing policies were being burdened by an even more ineffective HUD Secretary," Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said after Jackson's announcement.

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