One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The quality of not producing any significant or desired effect.‘the report highlighted the ineffectiveness of sanctions’‘the guidelines advise against antibiotics because of their ineffectiveness’
- ‘Many of the parents qualified their comments about punitive interventions with statements about the ineffectiveness of their efforts.’
- ‘The youth felt a rage coming on, like a pestered caged animal, and cursed the ineffectiveness of his single-shot rifle.’
- ‘What emerges from her investigation of government policies is a picture of extreme bureaucratic confusion and ineffectiveness.’
- ‘The relative ineffectiveness of the one-day protest says much about the long odds the opposition faces in ousting the president.’
- ‘I have no time now to look for studies portraying the effectiveness or ineffectiveness of homeopathic remedies in patient studies.’
- ‘Individual ineffectiveness, indiscipline and corruption remain endemic among modern police officers.’
- ‘They have insufficient time to educate patients about the ineffectiveness of antibiotics.’
- ‘Many academics and community members routinely complain about the absence or ineffectiveness of national black leaders in their battle against such pressing issues as AIDS, incarceration, and punitive welfare policies.’
- ‘In his essay, he demonstrated the ineffectiveness of interest rates in controlling business cycles.’
- ‘Even without corruption, ineffectiveness and inefficiency in the use of public money would follow decentralization, as a result of a lack of skills and knowledge.’
- ‘I generally agree with your observations about the apparent ineffectiveness of many of the new airport security measures.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.