Effectual in a sentence as an adjective

To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.

It might just be me, but I find that reading about the atrocities of war is much more effectual.

Low doses were much more effectual, which is why sitting outside on a sunny day may not work quite as well, if at all.

[0] Or, rather, the US doesn't seem to be very effectual at improving the situation.

The online resources were more effectual than my professors on teaching a subject.

So is a paragraph of empty emphasis effectual?

If anything, simply handling my own mail is the most effectual and expedient option.

Whether that change is purely symbolic or real and effectual has yet to be seen, but we're off to a better start than I ever could have imagined last winter.

> He has credibility because he's proven to be effectual, innovative and principledHe has proven the exact opposite.

I care deeply about greater happiness and well-being of a society, I want people to be hopeful and diligent in acquiring skills, and as it happens, the 10,000 hour rule is an effectual guiding maxim to go by. Again, what's the alternative solution to motivate people to try hard?

" But then I observe deeds and I wonder if anyone has an effectual plan to stop the prior restraint of all print publications in China or the direct party cadre oversight of all broadcast media in China.

Successful entrepreneurship is often an iterative, effectual undertaking.

It kind of reminds me of the enormous negativity surrounding the leaked iPhone 4--folks saying it was not Apple like, ugly, etc. [1]The fact of the matter is that none of the "Apple-esque" Mac ads of the Jobs era were that effectual, and by effectual I mean resulted in moving the Mac market share significantly.

Effectual definitions


producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; "an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford; "effective teaching methods"; "effective steps toward peace"; "made an effective entrance"; "his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action"; "an efficacious law"

See also: effective efficacious


having legal efficacy or force; "a sound title to the property"

See also: legal sound