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ineffective

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of ineffective

  1. 1 not producing the desired result an ineffective effort to reduce unemployment that only spurred inflation Synonyms of ineffective counterproductive, feckless, hamstrung, ineffectual, inefficacious, inefficient, inexpedient Words Related to ineffective abortive, bootless, fruitless, futile, nonproductive, pointless, profitless, unavailing, unproductive, unprofitable, unsuccessful, useless, worthless Near Antonyms of ineffective availing, beneficial, helpful, productive, profitable, successful, useful, worthwhile Antonyms of ineffective effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient, expedient, operant, ultraefficient

  2. 2 producing no results an ineffective medication that will be denied FDA approval Synonyms of ineffective abortive, barren, bootless, empty, fruitless, futile, ineffectual, inefficacious, otiose, profitless, unavailing, unproductive, unprofitable, unsuccessful, useless, vainWords Related to ineffective hollow, idle, meaningless, pointless, valueless, worthless; hopeless, impossible, lost, no-win, unattainable; inadequate, insufficient, lacking, wanting; counterproductiveNear Antonyms of ineffective meaningful, worthwhile; adequate, sufficient; applicable, feasible, functional, practicable, practical, realizable, usable (also useable), workableAntonyms of ineffective deadly, effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient, fruitful, potent, productive, profitable, successful, virtuous



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