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Ineffectualness   Listen
Ineffectualness  n.  Lack of effect, or of power to produce it; inefficacy. "The ineffectualness of some men's devotion."

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Ineffectualness" Quotes from Famous Books

... because I was a woman, and just plain hungry for a home. The slow disillusion that crept upon me expressed itself at odd and unexpected moments. In the middle of a fine discussion with the girls of the old circle, the "mountain-climbers," as Esther sometimes called us, the ineffectualness of our lives would sweep over me. To my chagrin, immediately after an inspired argument on suffrage a kind of reactionary longing to be petted, and loved, and indulged occasionally would possess me. Sometimes coming home to the room ...
— The Fifth Wheel - A Novel • Olive Higgins Prouty

Words linked to "Ineffectualness" :   ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, effectiveness, powerlessness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy

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