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ineffective +‎ -ness

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ineffectiveness (usually uncountable, plural ineffectivenesses)

  1. The condition of being ineffective
    • 1974, Anthony Tuck, “The Political Community in 1377”, in Richard II and the English Nobility[1], New York: St. Martin's Press, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 7:
      These diplomatic setbacks partly explain England’s military ineffectiveness in the 1370s, but equally important were lack of leadership, lack of money, and dissension over strategy.

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