feebleness

  • 1 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] …

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  • 2 feebleness — index caducity, disability (physical inability), fault (weakness), frailty, impotence, impuissance, incapacity …

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  • 3 feebleness — c.1300, from FEEBLE (Cf. feeble) + NESS (Cf. ness) …

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  • 4 feebleness — [n] lack of strength; ineffectiveness debility, decrepitude, delicacy, disease, effeteness, enervation, etiolation, exhaustion, flimsiness, frailness, frailty, inability, inadequacy, incapacity, incompetence, ineffectualness, infirmity,… …

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  • 5 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 …

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  • 6 feebleness — 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 flebil …

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  • 7 feebleness — noun see feeble …

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  • 8 feebleness — See feeble. * * * …

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  • 9 feebleness — noun The quality or state of being feeble; debility; infirmity …

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  • 10 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,… …

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  • 11 feebleness — fee·ble·ness || fiːblnɪs n. weakness, faintness; intellectual or moral weakness; lack of strength or intensity …

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  • 12 feebleness — n weakness, debility, Pathol. asthenia, infirmity, lack of strength, deficiency, invalidness; decrepitude, senility, incompetence, disability, incapacity, inability, incapability; impotence, powerlessness, impuissance, helplessness; frailty,… …

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  • 13 feebleness — fee·ble·ness …

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  • 14 feebleness — noun 1. the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑infirmity, ↑frailty, ↑debility, ↑frailness, ↑valetudinarianism • Derivationally related forms: ↑frail …

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  • 15 feeble — feebleness, n. feeblish, adj. feebly, adv. /fee beuhl/, adj., feebler, feeblest. 1. physically weak, as from age or sickness; frail. 2. weak intellectually or morally: a feeble mind. 3. lacking in volume, loudness, brightness, distinctness, etc …

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  • 16 dotage — Feebleness of the mental faculties which proceeds from old age. 29 Am J Rev ed Ins Per § 3 …

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  • 17 weakness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of strength Nouns 1. weakness, feebleness, debility, debilitation, infirmity, decrepitude, inanition; weariness, enervation, impotence; paleness, colorlessness; disability, attenuation, senility,… …

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  • 18 infirmity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fault; feebleness, weakness; illness, disease. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Weakness] Syn. frailty, deficiency, debility, feebleness; see frailty 1 , weakness 1 . 2. [Illness] Syn. sickness, ailment, ailing …

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  • 19 vigor — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Active strength Nouns 1. vigor, force, might, vim, power, strength, energy, potency, efficacy, activity, vitality, virility; health, stamina; spirit, verve, warmth, exuberance, glow, sap, pith, bloom,… …

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  • 20 Debility — De*bil i*ty, n. [L. debilitas, fr. debilis weak, prob. fr. de + habilis able: cf. F. d[ e]bilit[ e]. See {Able}, a.] The state of being weak; weakness; feebleness; languor. [1913 Webster] The inconveniences of too strong a perspiration, which are …

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