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Wordnet 3.0


1. not fit to assume responsibility;

2. generally incompetent and ineffectual;
- Example: "feckless attempts to repair the plumbing"
- Example: "inept handling of the account"
[syn: feckless, inept]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Feckless \Feck"less\, a. [Perh. a corruption of effectless.] Spiritless; weak; worthless. [Scot] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

feckless adj 1: not fit to assume responsibility 2: generally incompetent and ineffectual; "feckless attempts to repair the plumbing"; "inept handling of the account" [syn: feckless, inept]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

66 Moby Thesaurus words for "feckless": aimless, barren, bootless, carefree, careless, counterproductive, easygoing, effete, empty, etiolated, fatuitous, fatuous, fruitless, fustian, futile, good-for-nothing, grasshopper, happy-go-lucky, heedless, impotent, improvident, inadequate, inadvertent, inane, incautious, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, inoperative, invalid, irresponsible, lackadaisical, meaningless, negligent, no go, nonchalant, nugacious, nugatory, of no force, of no use, pointless, purposeless, reckless, remiss, shiftless, sterile, superfluous, thoughtless, thriftless, unavailing, uncaring, undependable, uneconomical, unheeding, unproviding, unpurposed, unreflective, unreliable, unthinking, unthrifty, untrustworthy, useless, vain, wild, worthless, wrecking