What is the opposite of effective?

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Adjective
Opposite for having the power to produce a required effect
“The snake oil sold to me was ineffective in relieving my pain.”
Adjective
Opposite for having a persuasive effect
“The speaker's words were highly uncompelling in motivating the crowd to take action.”
Adjective
Opposite for in effect at the specified time
“The ban on flammable liquids will be rolled back next Monday.”
Adjective
Opposite for existing as fact without formal acknowledgment
“It was a hypothetical scenario and a figment of her imagination.”
Adjective
Opposite for describing someone who is highly useful or skilled at a particular task
“He was a highly incompetent programmer devoid of analytical skills.”
Adjective
Opposite for being in a healthy and functional state
“His faculties were still ailing after having endured multiple concussions during his sporting career.”
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