Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an ineffectual manner; without effect; in vain.
- adv. In an ineffectual manner.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Without effect; in vain.
- adv. in an ineffectual manner
“But all I manage, completely ineffectually, is “Oh … his penis … his penis!””
“Matt: If you can’t take their money, drink their whiskey, screw their women, and complain ineffectually about the inadequacy of their economic policies anyway, you don’t belong in the liberal blogosphere.”
“* and by "ineffectually" i mean "despite the fact that he SHOT HIMSELF IN THE FACE he will probably not die, according to sources.”
“America's rabid rightwingers, from which this stench largely may have emanated, appear nourished by it, while decent Americans are retching ineffectually.”
“She watched Kit moving ahead with Gabriel at her side talking very fast and trying ineffectually to steer her away from the gory Annas.”
“Causing terrible suffering unnecessarily, ineffectually and when you should know better.”
“If the past two years are anything to go by we should be flailing ineffectually in mounds of snow by now.”
“This 'cold' war has been working too slowly and ineffectually; perhaps it is time to think about 'hot' alternatives.”
“PR-wise, he can shift the blame to the big, bad operators while he tuts ineffectually from a distance.”
“And these clever predators can count on the history of rape cases, where one by one the victims who have even given their statements will sheepishly withdraw and leave either nobody or perhaps one lone person to ineffectually attempt justice to be served.”
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