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Definition of Feeble


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

Feeble Quotations

I have always thought of sophistication as rather a feeble substitute for decadence.
Christopher Hampton

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty, and the feeble wrong because of weakness.
Virginia Woolf

Our reason may prove what it will: our reason is only a feeble ray that has issued from Nature.
Maurice Maeterlinck

Our country presents on every side the evidences of that continued favor under whose auspices it, has gradually risen from a few feeble and dependent colonies to a prosperous and powerful confederacy.
Martin Van Buren

Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Edmund Burke
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Feeble Translations

feeble in German is schwach
feeble in Latin is tenuis, consenesco
feeble in Norwegian is svak
feeble in Swedish is matt, klen, svag
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