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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an unproductive or useless manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • She tried ineffectually to light the primus, and Thomas came to help her
  • Adjective : an ineffectual remedy. ,His efforts to sell the house were ineffectual
  • In 1667 it was ineffectually bombarded by the Dutch.
  • Yet an eyeless orb is yearning ineffectually to thee. for more
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