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synonyms for feckless

  • aimless
  • carefree
  • careless
  • feeble
  • fustian
  • futile
  • good-for-nothing
  • hopeless
  • incautious
  • incompetent
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • irresponsible
  • meaningless
  • reckless
  • shiftless
  • uncareful
  • useless
  • weak
  • wild
  • worthless
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antonyms for feckless

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  • competent
  • effective
  • effectual
  • efficient
  • purposeful
  • responsible
  • strong
  • useful
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How to use feckless in a sentence

My “artist formerly known as Bill Cosby” thing feels especially feckless and mealymouthed now.
THERE’S SO MUCH MORE TO SAY ABOUT BILL COSBYW. KAMAU BELLJANUARY 20, 2022TIME
Some have suggested Garland’s Justice Department wouldn’t pursue those who are most culpable out of misplaced sentiment that such prosecutions would smack of politics, calling the attorney general feckless and the wrong man for the job.
MERRICK GARLAND MUST FOLLOW THROUGH WITH HIS COMMITMENT TO HOLD ALL JANUARY 6 PERPETRATORS ACCOUNTABLEJOYCE WHITE VANCEJANUARY 6, 2022TIME
Critics, however, say the process is feckless because any response typically comes days later—meaning the stories have already reached an enormous audience.
FACEBOOK’S NEW TOOL TO STOP FAKE NEWS IS A GAME CHANGER—IF THE COMPANY WOULD ONLY USE ITJEFFOCTOBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
I'm a poor black feckless sheep—childer may clem for aught I can do, unless, parson, yo'd help me?'
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
I will never have seen such a feckless creature of a woman; surely all there was of her would tell her ay or no.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 11 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
McDonald told me privately that it was 'nae sa bad; a deal better than Pete's feckless bellow.'
DAYS OFFHENRY VAN DYKE
I'll ne'er fash mysell, nor lose my liking for sae feckless a matter as a nine days' clash.
ROB ROY, COMPLETE, ILLUSTRATEDSIR WALTER SCOTT
The feckless babblers sit upon the strange egg until it gives forth its living contents.
JUNGLE FOLKDOUGLAS DEWAR
Poor feckless father, how she had loved him spite all his rollicking ways, or perhaps because of them.
THE GREY WIG: STORIES AND NOVELETTESISRAEL ZANGWILL
The blunt Scotch handmaiden could not abide mena puir-hearted, feckless lot, as she was wont to say.
WEE WIFIEROSA NOUCHETTE CAREY
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