- [adjective] not sufficient to produce a desired result; "an ineffectual effort to block the legislation"
- [adjective] not producing an intended effect; "an ineffective teacher"; "ineffective legislation"
Synonyms: ineffective, uneffective
- [adjective] producing no result or effect; "a futile effort"; "the therapy was ineffectual"; "an otiose undertaking"; "an unavailing attempt"
Synonyms: futile, otiose, unavailing
- [adjective] lacking in power or forcefulness; "an ineffectual ruler"; "like an unable phoenix in hot ashes"
Synonyms: ineffective, unable