- feeble ► ADJECTIVE (feebler, feeblest) 1) lacking physical or mental strength. 2) failing to convince or impress: a feeble excuse.DERIVATIVES feebleness noun feebly adverb.ORIGIN Old French fieble, from Latin flebilis 'lamentable' , from flere 'weep' .
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Feebleness — Fee ble*ness, n. The quality or condition of being feeble; debility; infirmity. [1913 Webster] That shakes for age and feebleness. Shak. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
feebleness — index caducity, disability (physical inability), fault (weakness), frailty, impotence, impuissance, incapacity … Law dictionary
feebleness — c.1300, from FEEBLE (Cf. feeble) + NESS (Cf. ness) … Etymology dictionary
feebleness — [n] lack of strength; ineffectiveness debility, decrepitude, delicacy, disease, effeteness, enervation, etiolation, exhaustion, flimsiness, frailness, frailty, inability, inadequacy, incapacity, incompetence, ineffectualness, infirmity,… … New thesaurus
Feebleness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Feebleness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 feebleness feebleness &c. >Adj. PARAG:Feebleness >Adj GRP: Adj 1 Sgm: Adj 1 feeble feeble bald tame meager jejune vapid trashy … English dictionary for students
feebleness — noun see feeble … New Collegiate Dictionary
feebleness — See feeble. * * * … Universalium
feebleness — noun The quality or state of being feeble; debility; infirmity … Wiktionary
feebleness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. infirmity, inability, frailty, debility; see frailty 1 , weakness 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being infirm or physically weak: debility, decrepitude, delicacy, delicateness, flimsiness, fragileness,… … English dictionary for students
feebleness — feeÂ·bleÂ·ness || fiËblnÉªs n. weakness, faintness; intellectual or moral weakness; lack of strength or intensity … English contemporary dictionary