Definition of


  1. (adj, all) lacking strength
  2. (adj, all) lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    her body looked sapless
  3. (adj, all) lacking strength or vigor
    faint resistance
    feeble efforts
    a feeble voice
  4. (adj, all) pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness
    a lame argument

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Feeble

Derivations: feebleness

Origin of the word Feeble

  1. late 12c., from O.Fr. feible, from L. flebilis "lamentable," lit. "that is to be wept over," from flere "weep." The first -l- was dropped in O.Fr. by dissimilation. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Feeble

fa la, fable, fail, faille, fal la, fall, fall away, falla, fallal, fallow, feebly, feel, fell, fella, fellah

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