The definition of feckless is someone who is ineffective or irresponsible.adjective
A person who cannot be trusted to take on responsibility is an example of someone who would be described as feckless.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- weak; ineffective
- careless; irresponsible
Origin: Scot < feck (aphetic for effect) + -less
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- Lacking purpose or vitality; feeble or ineffective.
- Careless and irresponsible.
Origin: Scots feck, effect (alteration of effect) + -less.
- feckˈless·ly adverb
- feckˈless·ness noun