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 are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats