Definition for FEE'BLE

FEE'BLE, a. [Fr. foible; Sp. feble; Norm. id.; It. fievole. I know not the origin of the first syllable.]

  1. Weak; destitute of much physical strength; as, infants are feeble at their birth.
  2. Infirm; sickly; debilitated by disease.
  3. Debilitated by age or decline of life.
  4. Not full or loud; as, a feeble voice or sound.
  5. Wanting force or vigor; as, feeble efforts.
  6. Not bright or strong; faint, imperfect; as, feeble light; feeble colors.
  7. Not strong or vigorous; as, feeble powers of mind.
  8. Not vehement or rapid; slow; as, feeble motion.

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