enfeeblement


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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.
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Noun1.enfeeblement - serious weakening and loss of energyenfeeblement - serious weakening and loss of energy
weakening - becoming weaker

enfeeblement

noun
The depletion or sapping of strength or energy:
Translations

enfeeblement

[ɪnˈfiːblmənt] Ndebilitación f

enfeeblement

nSchwächung f
References in classic literature ?
He dared not risk a fight with this young lightning-flash, and again he knew, and more bitterly, the enfeeblement of oncoming age.
But the Hashd's discordant moves in Anbar -- with Ameri first leading Hashd forces out to retake Ramadi only to then shift focus to Fallujah -- illustrate how the army's failure, Abadi's enfeeblement, and the militias' empowerment has left pro-government forces in strategic incoherence.
see also Andrews, supra note 167, at 70 ("Early modern writers made little distinction between idiocy and chronically progressed conditions of mental enfeeblement.
And while they themselves have incessantly grown filthily rich, their exploited commoners have drowned in greater impoverishment, emasculation and enfeeblement unchecked with the day.
The continuous draining away of our best brains," Cohen warned, "will result in the enfeeblement of Jewish strength.
Dukes opens up a third dimension to the ongoing judicial enfeeblement of employment discrimination law.
Because of the enfeeblement that results from being reared in captivity, it is estimated that around half of the birds die before they can be gunned down.
Because of the enfeeblement that results from being reared in captivity it is estimated that around half of the birds die before they can be gunned down.
Marianne recognizes and appreciates his attentiveness, but rather than value him for sharing her love of music, she interprets his inability to display rapturous delight as evidence of the enfeeblement of age:
This bipolar split arrangement is referred to within the context of Attachment Theory as a dual and polarized internal working model: "One component contains a set of omnipotent expectations, based on the child's view of the parent's capacities mixed with infantile omnipotence, and the other component is one of total helplessness and enfeeblement, the expectations of an infant facing an unempathic caregiver.
Doctors and patients alike were advised that the period of enfeeblement that often followed during convalescence from influenza was not to be taken lightly, as it could mask a potentially fatal complication.
The decline of serious commitment is also, of course, an enfeeblement of identity because the individualist of past times found his reality in his identification with family, disinterested pursuits, and the nation to which he belonged.