Definition of ineffectively in English:

ineffectively

adverb

  • See ineffective

    • ‘He said: ‘Decommissioning is a vital tool, but the Government has used it ineffectively.’’
    • ‘Both Conservative and Labour Governments of the early 1970s tried to intervene, but ineffectively and much too late.’
    • ‘Still, it'll give them what they love doing most - moaning on in the background ineffectively.’
    • ‘There was a huge queue behind her as she tried ineffectively to manoeuvre off.’
    • ‘Untreated, or ineffectively treated, it is a major contributor to the high suicide rate in our country.’
    • ‘But while the root of the problem is being tackled so ineffectively, can we not balance the argument so that on the way, we all don't get carried away?’

Pronunciation

ineffectively

/ɪnɪˈfɛktɪvli/