Example sentences for: ineffectual

How can you use “ineffectual” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The continuing deterioration of affordability, coverage, and quality in health care makes it imperative that United States policymakers broaden their reform efforts beyond the ineffectual tinkering of incrementalism.

  • This may or may not be an ineffectual gesture on Human Rights Watch's part; what's significant is that the news coverage of the China deal presented the human-rights issue as so negligible that such questions didn't even need to be answered.

  • Edward I died in 1307 and was succeeded by his ineffectual son, Edward II, who in 1314 led an army of some 25,000 men to confront Bruce’s army at Bannockburn, near Stirling.

  • At the beginning of the 18th century, Poland entered a prolonged period of decline, marked by financial ruin, a debilitated military, and a series of ineffectual kings.

  • Conservative satirist Christopher Buckley advises Gore to hire other ineffectual literary celebrities at absurd rates.


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