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Adjective: effete  i'feet or e'feet
  1. Affected, overrefined, and effeminate
    "the young man spoke in effete, accented English"
     
  2. Deprived of vigour and the ability to be effective
    "fundamentalism has flowered because it has concluded that liberalism is effete, ineffectual and impoverished"
     
  3. Lacking in power or forcefulness
    - ineffective, ineffectual, unable, wet [Brit, informal], pathetic, useless [informal]

See also: impotent, refined