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ineffectual

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Long is the road from conception to completion.
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Etymology

in- "not" + effectual "having effect"

Adjective

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Positive
ineffectual

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  1. unable or insufficient to produce effect; futile
    After several ineffectual and abortive leaps, we were forced to lift him over the obstacle.
  2. worthless
  3. weak; lacking forcefulness
    Our group leader proved highly ineffectual, caving to every whim put forth by the other members.

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