enfeebled


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en·fee·ble

 (ĕn-fē′bəl)
tr.v. en·fee·bled, en·fee·bling, en·fee·bles
To deprive of strength; make feeble.

en·fee′ble·ment n.
en·fee′bler n.

enfeebled

(ɪnˈfiːbəld)
adj
1. (of a person) having been physically weakened
2. (of a person, organization, system, etc) having been weakened in some way
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enfeebled

adjective weakened, undermined, exhausted, diminished, fatigued, depleted, sapped, worn out, debilitated, unnerved, unhinged, devitalized, rendered feeble in his final years, when Graves was enfeebled by senile dementia
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enfeebled

[ɪnˈfiːbəld] adj
(physically) [person] → affaibli(e)
(mentally, socially, politically) [person] → affaibli(e); [government, organization] → affaibli(e); [economy] → affaibli(e)

enfeebled

[ɪnˈfiːbld] adjindebolito/a
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Hunt's followers, enfeebled and rendered imaginative of horrors by the dismal scenes and sufferings through which they had passed.
One of the chief dangers attending the enfeebled condition of Mr.
Meantime the body of the ship's commander is being enfeebled by want of appetite; at least, such is my experience, though "enfeebled" is perhaps not exactly the word.
We took with us an old Moor, so enfeebled with age that they were forced to carry him: he had seen, as I have said, the sufferings and death of Don Christopher de Gama; and a Christian, who had often heard all those passages related to his father, and knew the place where the uncle and nephew of Mahomet were buried, and where they interred one quarter of the Portuguese martyr.
He came West at the suggestion of his physicians, his health having been enfeebled by a long illness in Italy.
I rested for the remainder of the day- light in a shrubbery, being, in my enfeebled condition, too fatigued to push on.
Lizabetha Prokofievna, when she saw poor Muishkin, in his enfeebled and humiliated condition, had wept bitterly.
But De Winter did not call; crushed, enfeebled, he remained standing and with listening ear; then only when he had heard the step of the horse going away he fell back on a chair, saying:
He left in order not to obstruct the commander in chief's undivided control of the army, and hoping that more decisive action would then be taken, but the command of the armies became still more confused and enfeebled.
But all this I can readily pardon; I know it is chiefly the result of his enfeebled frame and disordered nerves.
A quick vision of death smote her soul, and for a second of time appalled and enfeebled her senses.
To beat the way further through the snow with these enfeebled animals seemed next to impossible; and despondency began to creep over their hearts, when, fortunately, they discovered a trail made by some hunting party.