Sunday, March 18, 2001
Definitions for feckless
- Ineffective; having no real worth or purpose.
- Worthless; irresponsible; generally incompetent and ineffectual.
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Citations for feckless
He was a great admirer of the poetry of plain speech. He despised mere feckless adornments of language or thought.
Nelson spent decades in feckless pursuit of a superstructure for implementing his grand design.
Origin of feckless
Feckless is from Scots feck, alteration of effect + -less.