Complete Definition of "feeble"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-feeble.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iËbÉl|-iËbÉl

Adjective
en-adj|feebler|feeblest

  1. deficient|Deficient in physical strength; weak; infirm; debilitated.

#: Though she appeared old and feeble, she could still throw a ball.

  1. Wanting force, vigor, or efficiency in action or expression; faint.

#: That was a feeble excuse for an example.

Translations
trans-top|deficient in physical strength
Dutch: zwak
Finnish: voimaton, veltto, heikko
German: schwach, kraftlos
Italian: debole
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙاÙاز
Portuguese: fraco
Slovenian: betežen
Spanish: débil
trans-bottom

trans-top|wanting force, vigor or efficiency in action or expression
Finnish: heikko, hatara
German: dürftig
trans-mid
Portuguese: fraco, debilitado
trans-bottom

Derived terms
feebleness
feeble-minded
feebly

Verb
en-verb|feebl|ing

  1. obsolete To make feeble; to enfeeble.

References
R:Webster 1913

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Category:English adjectives

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