[ UK /fˈɛkləsnəs/ ]
  1. worthlessness due to being feeble and ineffectual
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How To Use fecklessness In A Sentence

  • As a means of combating such fecklessness, however, the crackdown is worse than useless.
  • For a government that prides itself on pragmatism and prudence, this is a policy that astonishes in its fecklessness and recklessness.
  • It is also intended, no doubt, to contrast British efficiency and moral fibre with Spanish and Portuguese fecklessness.
  • Middle-aged people, already in a state of despair about the fecklessness of the young, will find the activities of the grey and toothless equally distressing.
  • Thus begins another skirmish in Devinsky's long-standing war on the fecklessness of youth, their natural tendency to forget their medication, stay up all night working on a term paper and propel themselves into a hypernormal state by swilling vodka or cough medicine. In the Grip of the Unknown
  • She had lost the fecklessness of youth and settled down.
  • It's striking that the fecklessness of the United Nations and the treachery of the French draw so many yawns from establishment commentators and politicians.
  • The shift to public ownership also replaced the accountability of partnerships—when there are no profits, there are no partner bonuses—with the dangerous fecklessness of public boards.
  • These images reveal, without authorial commentary, the mixture of earnestness and fecklessness, solemnity and comedy that marks the typical contemporary parade.
  • His general improvidence and fecklessness kept his wife and family in perennially exigent financial circumstances, and his lawyers and accountants in a state bordering on despair.
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