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FECKLESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does feckless mean? 

FECKLESS (adjective)
  The adjective FECKLESS has 2 senses:

1. not fit to assume responsibility
2. generally incompetent and ineffectual

  Familiarity information: FECKLESS used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FECKLESS (adjective)


Sense 1feckless [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not fit to assume responsibility

Similar:

irresponsible (showing lack of care for consequences)


Sense 2feckless [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Generally incompetent and ineffectual

Synonyms:

feckless; inept

Context examples:

feckless attempts to repair the plumbing / inept handling of the account

Similar:

incompetent (not qualified or suited for a purpose)


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