ineffectually : Definition, Usages, News and More
- r in an ineffectual manner
she tried ineffectually to light the primus, and Thomas came to help her
- An unselfconscious individual, untroubled by his missing leg, Captain Lawson had been trying to get his story on paper, hammering away doggedly but ineffectually.
- As a young man he slashed his wrists, ineffectually, over a faithless mistress.
- Slowed by a slushy snowfall and wrong turns, the motorcade ended ineffectually in a traffic jam that stretched 25 miles back along Interstate 95.
News & Articles
- Mohamed Morsi appears in court on Egypt prison break charges
Egypt's ousted Islamist president, held in a glass cage, shouts ineffectually during the Cairo proceedings. CAIRO — It was difficult not to read the courtroom scene Tuesday as political metaphor, or perhaps as political theater: Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's ousted Islamist president, pacing and shouting ineffectually in a glassed-in and largely soundproofed defendant's cage.
Jan. 29, 2014 - Los Angeles Times