|a.||1.||Not producing the proper effect; without effect; inefficient; weak; useless; futile; unavailing; |
|Adj.||1.||ineffectual - not sufficient to produce a desired result; "an ineffectual effort to block the legislation"|
effectual - sufficient to produce a result; "a man to whom painting was but another and less effectual way of writing dramas or novels or history"
|2.||ineffectual - not producing an intended effect; "an ineffective teacher"; "ineffective legislation"|
|3.||ineffectual - producing no result or effect; "a futile effort"; "the therapy was ineffectual"; "an otiose undertaking"; "an unavailing attempt"|
|4.||ineffectual - lacking in power or forcefulness; "an ineffectual ruler"; "like an unable phoenix in hot ashes"|