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ineffectual

adjective

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1 not producing the desired result
  • an ineffectual effort to find the trail again did at least lead them to another stunning view of the canyon

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The first known use of ineffectual was in the 15th century

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“Ineffectual.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ineffectual. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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