Definition of ineffectual:
slothful, idle, trifling, helpless, unprofitable, empty, impotent, otiose, indolent, bootless, affect, strong, powerless, unsatisfying, futile, baseless, work-shy, nugatory, sleeveless, vapid, visionary, unsubstantial, weak, faineant, incompetent, profitless, unserviceable, ineffective, senseless, unimportant, unreal, unable, wasted, trivial, shadowy, ability, inefficient, worthless, toothless, inadequate, purposeless, delusive, unproductive, incapable, deceitful, uneffective, inutile, used, inconstant, null, inefficacious, unavailing, superfluous, unusable, lazy.
- "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
Finding these efforts ineffectual, the bashful girl retreated behind her mother's chair, and there, concealing herself as much as possible, awaited, in suffering silence, the conclusion of the, to her, most annoying discussion.- "Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX", Alexander Leighton.
- "The Red Planet", William J. Locke.