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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inefficacy  \In*ef"fi*ca*cy\,  n.  [L.  inefficacia  See  {In-}  not 
  and  {Efficacy}.] 
  Want  of  power  to  produce  the  desired  or  proper  effect; 
  inefficiency;  ineffectualness;  futility;  uselessness; 
  fruitlessness;  as  the  inefficacy  of  medicines  or  means 
 
  The  seeming  inefficacy  of  censures.  --Bp.  Hall. 
 
  The  inefficacy  was  soon  proved,  like  that  of  many 
  similar  medicines.  --James 
  Gregory. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inefficacy 
  n  :  a  lack  of  efficacy  [syn:  {inefficaciousness}]  [ant:  {efficacy}] 




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