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Feeble


FEE'BLE, adjective [I know not the origin of the first syllable.]

1. Weak; destitute of much physical strength; as, infants are feeble at their birth.

2. Infirm; sickly; debilitated by disease.

3. Debilitated by age or decline of life.

4. Not full or loud; as a feeble voice or sound.

5. Wanting force or vigor; as feeble efforts.

6. Not bright or strong; faint; imperfect; as feeble light; feeble colors.

7. Not strong or vigorous; as feeble powers of mind.

8. Not vehement or rapid; slow; as feeble motion.

FEE'BLE, verb transitive To weaken. [Not used. See Enfeeble.]