ineffectual

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event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual bomb , dud , turkey
American inventor who in 1775 designed a man-propelled submarine that was ineffectual but subsequently earned him recognition as a submarine pioneer (1742-1824) Bushnell , David Bushnell , Father of the Submarine
person who is physically weak and ineffectual doormat , weakling , wuss
worthlessness due to being feeble and ineffectual fecklessness
ineffectual chewing (as if without teeth) gumming , mumbling
involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting heave , retch
lively and ineffectual upper-class young man Hooray Henry
weak ineffectual person milksop , milquetoast , ninny , pushover , sissy , wimp
nature of a person or organization that appears powerful but is actually powerless and ineffectual paper tiger
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