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.
Trump is an enemy of democracy and a useful idiot for every tinpot dictator delighting in the enfeeblement of a once mighty USA.
This is found in both ageist individuals guided by prejudice and pro-aging people who feel pity for the perceived enfeeblement commensurate (Stuart-Hamilton & Mahoney, 2003).
Today, it is the enfeeblement, not power, of Europe, that drives the UK debate.
corresponds not so much to mimetic crises as they occur in primitive societies but to something at once similar and very different, which is linked to the lasting enfeeblement of founding violence within our own world.
Inspired by the connection between the revolutionary past and the Soviet present, Russian thinking about 1917 in the late 1980s presumed that historical insight might reveal the path not taken--the one that might have averted, it was hoped, the Soviet Union's enfeeblement in the so-called age of "stagnation" and its collapse under Mikhail Gorbachev.
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.
But could enfeeblement, retirement or senility be on the horizon, he asks.
His father has suffered a serious stroke and is now being taken care of by Paige, his mother, who uses his father's enfeeblement to exact revenge on him for years of abuse.
Its use, it would seem, could end only in a complete enfeeblement of meaning and a general abasement of values" (Shepherd 1969: 366)
De Beauvoir created the feminist movement by rejecting the notion that it was the nature of women that led to their different status, but the status or situation itself that forced this enfeeblement on them.