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The synonyms of “Feckless” are: inept, useless, worthless, incompetent, inefficient
Feckless as an Adjective
Definitions of "Feckless" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “feckless” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Lacking initiative or strength of character; irresponsible.
- Generally incompetent and ineffectual.
- Not fit to assume responsibility.
Synonyms of "Feckless" as an adjective (5 Words)
|incompetent||Not meeting requirements.|
The patient is deemed legally incompetent.
|inefficient||Lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively; inadequate.|
|inept||Having or showing no skill; clumsy.|
If the rumor is true can anything be more inept than to repeat it now.
|useless||Having no ability or skill in a specified activity or area.|
We tried to pacify him but it was useless.
A worthless idler.
Usage Examples of "Feckless" as an adjective
- Her feckless younger brother.
- Feckless attempts to repair the plumbing.
Associations of "Feckless" (30 Words)
|ailing||Somewhat ill or prone to illness.|
My poor ailing grandmother.
|breakable||Capable of breaking or being broken easily.|
Pack the breakables separately.
|brittle||A brittle sweet made from nuts and set melted sugar.|
|bungling||Lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands.|
A bungling attempt to cover up the accident.
|emaciated||Very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold.|
She was so emaciated she could hardly stand.
|emaciation||The state of being abnormally thin or weak.|
Thin to the point of emaciation.
|feminine||A feminine word or form.|
The association of the arts with the feminine.
|fragile||Easily broken or damaged or destroyed.|
She has the fragile beauty of youth.
|fragility||Quality of being easily damaged or destroyed.|
Osteoporosis is characterized by bone fragility.
|frail||The weight of a frail basket full of raisins or figs between 50 and 75 pounds.|
An invalid s frail body.
|handling||Manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something.|
The handling of prisoners.
|impotent||Lacking power or ability.|
Felt impotent rage.
|incapable||Unable to behave rationally or manage one’s affairs.|
Incapable of solution.
|incompetent||An incompetent person.|
The filming was hopeless incompetent.
|ineffective||Not producing an intended effect.|
|ineffectual||Lacking in power or forcefulness.|
An ineffectual campaign.
|inept||Generally incompetent and ineffectual.|
An inept remark.
|infirm||(of a person or their judgement) weak; irresolute.|
Elderly and infirm people.
|irresponsible||Showing lack of care for consequences.|
Behaved like an irresponsible idiot.
|languish||Pine with love or grief.|
He has been languishing in jail since 1974.
|powerless||Without ability, influence, or power.|
Troops were powerless to stop last night s shooting.
|puny||(used especially of persons) of inferior size.|
|responsibility||A thing which one is required to do as part of a job, role, or legal obligation.|
A true leader takes responsibility for their team and helps them achieve goals.
|senile||(of a person) having or showing the weaknesses or diseases of old age, especially a loss of mental faculties.|
|undermine||Lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously.|
This could undermine years of hard work.
|unreliable||Not worthy of reliance or trust.|
An unreliable trestle.
|unskilled||Lacking professional skill or expertise.|
|weak||Relating to or denoting the weakest of the known kinds of force between particles which acts only at distances less than about 10 cm is very much weaker than the electromagnetic and the strong interactions and conserves neither strangeness parity nor isospin.|
A weak plot.
|weakly||In a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree.|
If the lambs were weakly we had to feed them by hand.
|wimp||A weak and cowardly or unadventurous person.|
Anyone who wimped out because of the weather missed the experience of a lifetime.