Efficacy in a Sentence

Definition of Efficacy

the power to produce a desired effect

Use Efficacy in a sentence

Fortunately, the medicine had the efficacy to reduce the amount of pain John was feeling.

Since the traffic reports have not been announced yet, the efficacy of the new drunk driving laws cannot be confirmed.

The instructor’s efficacy was reduced by the lack of educational materials.

Even after conducting the study, the scientist was not able to prove the cancer drug’s efficacy.

If you drink alcohol while taking an antibiotic, you might reduce the strength of the medication and lower the drug’s efficacy.

The two child psychologists spent hours debating the efficacy of spanking upon behavior.

Reform critics question the efficacy of juvenile prisons in deterring youth crime.

Since I have never practiced yoga, I cannot speak on its efficacy to provide relaxation.

In order to test the efficacy of its new security system, the bank staged a fake robbery.

Becasue the drug is new and untried on humans, volunteers are being recruited to test its efficacy.

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Efficacy synonyms

effectiveness, force, power, efficiency, potency, strength, energy, benefit, success

Efficacy antonyms

failure, weakness, inability