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  • adjproductive, persuasive
  • adjin use at the time
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Synonyms for effective

adj productive, persuasive
  • active
  • adequate
  • compelling
  • competent
  • direct
  • efficient
  • forceful
  • impressive
  • potent
  • powerful
  • practical
  • sufficient
  • useful
  • valid
  • effectual
  • efficacious
  • able
  • capable
  • cogent
  • convincing
  • emphatic
  • energetic
  • forcible
  • having lead in pencil
  • live
  • moving
  • on the ball
  • operative
  • playing hardball
  • powerhouse
  • producing
  • resultant
  • serviceable
  • serving
  • sound
  • striking
  • telling
  • trenchant
  • virtuous
  • wicked
  • yielding

Antonyms for effective

  • helpless
  • impotent
  • inadequate
  • incapable
  • incompetent
  • ineffective
  • inefficient
  • insufficient
  • unable
  • useless
  • weak
  • worthless
  • unproductive
  • unsuccessful
  • fruitless
  • inoperative
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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