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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Weak or ineffective. Also: careless or irresponsible.

Usage examples (36)
  • The attempt to secure the fortress was feckless at best.
  • As everyone knows, Jimmy Carter has been a laughing stock on the right for 30 years because of his "feckless" foreign policy.
  • The cables labeled Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi as "feckless" and a party animal.
  • The regional response, too, has been slow in coming and feckless. for more
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