enfeeblement
noun see enfeeble

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Enfeeblement — En*fee ble*ment, n. The act of weakening; enervation; weakness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enfeeblement — index decline Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enfeeblement — enfeeble ► VERB ▪ weaken. DERIVATIVES enfeeblement noun …   English terms dictionary

  • enfeeblement — See enfeeble. * * * …   Universalium

  • enfeeblement — noun The act of enfeebling; debilitation, enervation or devitalization …   Wiktionary

  • enfeeblement — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The depletion or sapping of strength or energy: attenuation, debilitation, depletion, devitalization, enervation, impoverishment. See STRONG …   English dictionary for students

  • enfeeblement — n. act of making weak or feeble; weakness, feebleness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • enfeeblement — en·fee·ble·ment …   English syllables

  • enfeeblement — noun serious weakening and loss of energy • Syn: ↑debilitation, ↑enervation, ↑exhaustion • Derivationally related forms: ↑enfeeble, ↑enervate (for: ↑enervation), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • enfeeble — enfeeblement, n. enfeebler, n. /en fee beuhl/, v.t., enfeebled, enfeebling. to make feeble; weaken: That bout of pneumonia enfeebled him. [1300 50; ME enfeblen < OF enfeblir. See EN 1, FEEBLE] Syn. enervate, debilitate. * * * …   Universalium

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