Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: ineffective
IPA transcription: [,ɪnɪf'ɛktɪv]
Pronunciations of ineffective
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: ineffective, inefficient
    Meaning: lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively; inadequate; "an ineffective administration"; "inefficient workers"
  • Synonyms: ineffective, uneffective, ineffectual
    Meaning: not producing an intended effect; "an ineffective teacher"; "ineffective legislation"
  • Synonyms: ineffective, ineffectual, unable
    Meaning: lacking in power or forcefulness; "an ineffectual ruler"; "like an unable phoenix in hot ashes"
Usage examples
  • Only his pent-up enthusiasm had carried him through the ordeal, and now that it was over he was chagrined to think that the speech had been so ineffective.
  • Translated into details, it means that the act of learning or studying is artificial and ineffective in the degree in which pupils are merely presented with a lesson to be learned.
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