Carolyn’s Word of the Day: Efficacious, Day 10

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

(ef ’ i · kā ’ shəs)

Definition: capable of producing a desired effect

Example: Reading her old résumés had an efficacious effect on Angela’s level of self-confidence, as she was reminded of accomplishments she had long forgotten.

Synonyms: capable, effective, competent, influential, useful

Antonyms: incapable, useless, weak, unsuccessful, impotent