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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfeeblefee‧ble /ˈfiːbəl/ ●○○ adjective  1 WEAKextremely weak opp strong His voice sounded feeble and far away. She was too feeble to leave her room.see thesaurus at weak2 EFFECTIVEnot very good or effective syn weak a feeble excuse a rather feeble committee
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feebleSales have gone up only by a feeble 0.1 percent.He did not remember his sister at all, except as a tiny, feeble baby.Reproaches, accusations, sadness - perhaps even feeble blows from feeble fists.Such a feeble case should not have gone to court.Compare the impact of the following feeble denouement with that of Oedipus who really was incestuous!a feeble elderly woman in a wheelchairMy grandmother's very feeble now and needs someone at home full-time to look after her.Nature sustains our feeble reason, and prevents it raving to this extent.The smallest, feeblest stars, called M5 red dwarfs, have about 5 percent of the mass of our Sun.His health was so feeble that he went to Florida and lived for six more years.a feeble voice
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