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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·ef·fec·tive /ˌɪnəˈfɛktɪv/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ef·fect·ive a.  Not effective; not having the desired effect; ineffectual; futile; inefficient; useless; as, an ineffective appeal; an ineffective herbal remedy.
    The word of God, without the spirit, [is] a dead and ineffective letter.   --Jer. Taylor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not producing an intended effect; "an ineffective teacher";
             "ineffective legislation" [syn: uneffective, ineffectual]
             [ant: effective]
      2: lacking in power or forcefulness; "an ineffectual ruler";
         "like an unable phoenix in hot ashes" [syn: ineffectual,
      3: lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively;
         inadequate; "an ineffective administration"; "inefficient
         workers" [syn: inefficient]