Examples of ineffectual in a Sentence
an ineffectual effort to find the trail again did at least lead them to another stunning view of the canyon
another ineffectual plan to lose weight without dieting or exercising
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The Democratic leadership in Congress that went along with this thinking with nary a peep, and that then proved so ineffectual in battling McConnell’s unconstitutional tactics, is still in place.
His National Guard plan has similarities to President Enrique Peña Nieto's program to create a new Gendarmerie, a force has been widely criticized as ineffectual and unable to settle on a mission.
The result today is that even when a decision endorses Fourth Amendment protection —and even requires a warrant, as in Carpenter — that protection is easy to avoid, and likely ineffectual in practice.
The Argentina captain was so ineffectual that he was replaced at half time.
The first two committee counsels were dismissed as ineffectual, while a third quit because he was not allowed to subpoena witnesses.
His only appearance was in the 1-0 defeat by Mexico, where his lack of experience was exposed and he was rendered ineffectual.
Gun advocates immediately declared that the law was pointless because the technology was ineffectual and no manufacturers would comply.
Ferdinand was an ineffectual monarch, ill-informed and idle, better known for his singing than his savvy.
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in vain, no dice, not worth the candle, of no avail;
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: not producing or able to produce the effect you want
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