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My “artist formerly known as Bill Cosby” thing feels especially feckless and mealymouthed now.

From Time

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.

From Time

Critics, however, say the process is feckless because any response typically comes days later—meaning the stories have already reached an enormous audience.

From Fortune

Still, the video is a reminder of how feckless U.S. efforts to free American hostages have become.

This disdain stems from anger at intrusive Congressional action and feckless Congressional inaction.

In contrast to the feckless Iraqi commanders who fled Mosul, these Iranian forces are disciplined, motivated, and ruthless.

Strategic recklessness aside, the chief problem with the plan was that it needed a weak, feckless opposition.

And this, in turn, is exactly what makes Obama's failure to take decisive action amid Egypt's crisis all the more feckless.

I'm a poor black feckless sheep—childer may clem for aught I can do, unless, parson, yo'd help me?'

I will never have seen such a feckless creature of a woman; surely all there was of her would tell her ay or no.

McDonald told me privately that it was 'nae sa bad; a deal better than Pete's feckless bellow.'

I'll ne'er fash mysell, nor lose my liking for sae feckless a matter as a nine days' clash.

The feckless babblers sit upon the strange egg until it gives forth its living contents.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to feckless, such as: aimless, carefree, careless, feeble, fustian, and futile.

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