ineffectualness


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the condition or state of being incapable of accomplishing or effecting anything

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The integrity of the justice system can thus be threatened by both the reality and perception of ineffectualness.
Though messieurs Barzegar and Rajabi do not, perhaps could not, detail the more explicitly partisan aspects of the Iranian state, the plot does glimmer with trace elements of the macho culture that provides the underpinnings of popular politics -- Iranian or otherwise -- whether the immaturity of Sina's dad, Massoud's thuggish-ness or the childlike ineffectualness of Sina himself.
Thankfully Perch was put out of his misery, and the introduction of Barton on the right, only highlighted Guthrie's ineffectualness in that position.
The ineffectualness of John's character is established elsewhere in the telescript by his responding Polonius-like to a maidservant's allusion to her "baby boy's bonny bum.
Detective-Sergeant Kavanagh, head of the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), while disputing the alleged extent of the gold stealing problem, acknowledged the ineffectualness of police responses to it which, according to him, was equivalent to 'a child endeavouring to bail out a river with a spoon'.
Stark attempts to defend himself, but these allegations of ineffectualness have burdened him long before the interview.
Bernstein's predecessor there was his former mentor Mitropoulos, now to be sacked by the board because of his alleged ineffectualness as a strongman of the podium, which was pivotally linked to damning perceptions about his sexuality.
That this suspicion is the symptom of a long self-concealed and equally well-founded suspicion of the literary itself--"the literary" in an even broader sense than that of Degre zero--becomes clearer with every new critical or theoretical initiative, clear even in the ineffectualness of attempts (like Paul de Man's) to rescue the literary.
In order to bring to the fore "the ineffectualness of the protectors of the citizenry", Schneider committed his crimes "to fling derision into the face of the constabulary which had .
The success of the masculine within the limits of the play contrasts with the increasing ineffectualness of the masculine socially.
Featuring eight bonus stickers to liven up anyone's cubicle, Try Rebooting Yourself is cartoonist Scott Adams' latest compilation of Dilbert cartoons, which savagely mock and jeer corporate ineffectualness, human obnoxiousness, and the literally cutthroat (or shove-off-a-roof) competition of office politics.
1) As a consequence, they were predisposed to a collective ineffectualness in their efforts to protect the welfare of German Jews, both within the Protestant Church and without.
6) Yet whilst it is true that the potentially tyrannical elements of Stanley's authority are neutralised by a certain comic ineffectualness, and that his industry enables the Burnell family to prosper socially and financially, it is perhaps a step too far to suggest that this amounts to a construction of 'family as nation' in the manner suggested by Wevers.
Despite the ineffectualness of Fraticelli's report in the mainstream, it was, nonetheless, an extremely important document for women in Canadian theatre.