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One entry found for ineffective.
Entry Word: ineffective
Function: adjective
Text: 1 not producing the desired result <an ineffective effort to move the bookcase>
Synonyms ineffectual, inefficient, inexpedient
Related Words abortive, bootless, fruitless, futile, nonproductive, pointless, unavailing, unproductive, unprofitable, unsuccessful, useless, worthless
Near Antonyms availing, beneficial, helpful, productive, profitable, successful, useful, worthwhile
Antonyms effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient, expedient
2 producing no results <an ineffective medication that will be denied FDA approval> -- see FUTILE