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feeble - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'feeble' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Feeble [ superl.]
- Deficient in physical strength; weak; infirm; debilitated.
- Wanting force, vigor, or efficiency in action or expression; not full, loud, bright, strong, rapid, etc.; faint; as, a feeble color; feeble motion.
2 . Feeble [ v. t.]
- To make feble; to enfeeble.

Meaning of 'feeble' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . feeble [ s]
Meaning (1):
- pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness
Example in sentence:
  • a feeble excuse;
  • a lame argument
Meaning (2):
- lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
Example in sentence:
  • a feeble old woman;
  • her body looked sapless
Meaning (3):
- lacking strength or vigor
Example in sentence:
  • a feeble voice;
  • damning with faint praise;
  • faint resistance;
  • feeble efforts
Meaning (4):
- lacking strength
Example in sentence:
  • a weak, nerveless fool, devoid of energy and promptitude