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Adjectives (9)

inefficient, ineffective
adj. lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively; inadequate; "an ineffective administration"; "inefficient workers"
uneffective, ineffectual, ineffective
adj. not producing an intended effect; "an ineffective teacher"; "ineffective legislation"
ineffective
adj. lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively; inadequate; "an ineffective administration"; "inefficient workers"
unable, ineffectual, ineffective
adj. lacking in power or forcefulness; "an ineffectual ruler"; "like an unable phoenix in hot ashes"

Fuzzynyms (25)

abstract
adj. existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment; "abstract words like `truth' and `justice'"
incapable
adj. (followed by `of') lacking capacity or ability; "incapable of carrying a tune"; "he is incapable of understanding the matter"; "incapable of doing the work"
incompetent
adj. not qualified or suited for a purpose; "an incompetent secret service"; "the filming was hopeless incompetent"
inept, feckless
adj. generally incompetent and ineffectual; "feckless attempts to repair the plumbing"; "inept handling of the account"
incapable, unqualified
adj. lacking the necessary skill or knowledge etc.; "an incapable helper"
negligent
adj. characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern; "negligent parents"; "negligent of detail"; "negligent in his correspondence"
childless
adj. without offspring; "in some societies a childless woman is rejected by her tribesmen"
neutralised, neutralized
adj. made neutral in some respect; deprived of distinctive characteristics
impractical
adj. not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters; "refloating the ship proved impractical because of the expense"; "he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work"; "an impractical solution"
vain, sleeveless, futile, fruitless, bootless
adj. unproductive of success; "a fruitless search"; "futile years after her artistic peak"; "a sleeveless errand"; "a vain attempt"
lame, feeble
adj. pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument"
unavailing, otiose, ineffectual, futile
adj. producing no result or effect; "a futile effort"; "the therapy was ineffectual"; "an otiose undertaking"; "an unavailing attempt"
worthless
adj. lacking in usefulness or value; "a worthless idler"
worthless
adj. lacking in usefulness or value; "a worthless idler"

Synonyms (15)

inept, feckless
adj. generally incompetent and ineffectual; "feckless attempts to repair the plumbing"; "inept handling of the account"
incapable, unqualified
adj. lacking the necessary skill or knowledge etc.; "an incapable helper"
unqualified
adj. lacking specific legal qualifications; "a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband"
unworkmanlike
adj. not characteristic of or suitable for a good workman; "an unworkmanlike result"; "an unworkmanlike tool"
nerveless, feeble
adj. lacking strength; "a weak, nerveless fool, devoid of energy and promptitude"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
helpless
adj. unable to manage independently; "as helpless as a baby"
helpless
adj. lacking in or deprived of strength or power; "lying ill and helpless"; "helpless with laughter"
overpowered, overwhelmed, engulfed, swamped, overcome
adj. sunk by being filled with water; "a swamped boat"

Antonyms (9)

capable
adj. (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability; "capable of winning"; "capable of hard work"; "capable of walking on two feet"
capable, able
adj. have the skills and qualifications to do things well; "able teachers"; "a capable administrator"; "children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable"
efficacious, effectual, effective
adj. producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; "an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford; "effective teaching methods"; "effective steps toward peace"; "made an effective entrance"; "his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action"; "an efficacious law"
powerful
adj. having great power or force or potency or effect; "the most powerful government in western Europe"; "his powerful arms"; "a powerful bomb"; "the horse's powerful kick"; "powerful drugs"; "a powerful argument"
utile, useful
adj. being of use or service; "the girl felt motherly and useful"; "a useful job"; "a useful member of society"

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