Synonyms of ineffectual in English:

ineffectual


See definition of ineffectual

adjective

1‘the state was under the control of ineffectual rulers’

SYNONYMS

inefficient, ineffective, inefficacious, unsuccessful, powerless, impotent, inadequate, inept, incompetent, incapable, unfit, lame, feeble, weak, poor

informal useless, hopeless, rotten, lousy, no good

2‘she made an ineffectual effort to escape’

SYNONYMS

ineffective, unproductive, unsuccessful, non-successful, profitless, fruitless, futile, failed, abortive, vain, unavailing, useless, worthless, inadequate, inefficient, inefficacious, lame, inept, bungled, bungling

archaic bootless

rare unfructuous, inutile