Meaning of INEFFECTIVE in English

INEFFECTIVE

— ineffectively , adv. — ineffectiveness , n.

/in'i fek"tiv/ , adj.

1. not effective; not producing results; ineffectual: ineffective efforts; ineffective remedies.

2. inefficient or incompetent; incapable: an ineffective manager.

3. lacking in artistic effect, as a literary work, theatrical production, or painting.

[ 1645-55; IN- 3 + EFFECTIVE ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .