Associations to the word «Feeble»


FEEBLE, adjective. Deficient in physical strength; weak; infirm; debilitated.
FEEBLE, adjective. Lacking force, vigor, or efficiency in action or expression; faint.
FEEBLE, verb. (obsolete) To make feeble; to enfeeble.

Dictionary definition

FEEBLE, adjective. Pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument".
FEEBLE, adjective. Lacking strength or vigor; "damning with faint praise"; "faint resistance"; "feeble efforts"; "a feeble voice".
FEEBLE, adjective. Lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless".
FEEBLE, adjective. Lacking strength; "a weak, nerveless fool, devoid of energy and promptitude"- Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley