feckless


feck·less

adjective \ˈfek-ləs\

: having or resulting from a weak character or nature

Full Definition of FECKLESS

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feck·less·ly adverb
feck·less·ness noun

Examples of FECKLESS

  1. She can't rely on her feckless son.
  2. <a well-intentioned but feckless response to the rise in school violence>

Origin of FECKLESS

Scots, from feck effect, majority, from Middle English (Scots) fek, alteration of Middle English effect
First Known Use: circa 1585

Rhymes with FECKLESS

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