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 for feeble
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Feeble \Fee"ble\ (f[=e]"b'l), a. [Compar. Feebler (-bl[~e]r);
     superl. Feeblest (-bl[e^]st).] [OE. feble, OF. feble,
     flebe, floibe, floible, foible, F. faible, L. flebilis to be
     wept over, lamentable, wretched, fr. flere to weep. Cf.
     Foible.]
     1. Deficient in physical strength; weak; infirm; debilitated.
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              Carried all the feeble of them upon asses. --2
                                                    Chron. xxviii.
                                                    15.
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     2. Wanting force, vigor, or efficiency in action or
        expression; not full, loud, bright, strong, rapid, etc.;
        faint; as, a feeble color; feeble motion. "A lady's feeble
        voice." --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Feeble \Fee"ble\, v. t.
     To make feble; to enfeeble. [Obs.]
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           Shall that victorious hand be feebled here? --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  feeble
      adj 1: pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble
             excuse"; "a lame argument" [syn: feeble, lame]
      2: lacking strength or vigor; "damning with faint praise";
         "faint resistance"; "feeble efforts"; "a feeble voice" [syn:
         faint, feeble]
      3: lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble
         old woman"; "her body looked sapless" [syn: decrepit,
         debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak,
         weakly]
      4: lacking strength; "a weak, nerveless fool, devoid of energy
         and promptitude"- Nathaniel Hawthorne [syn: feeble,
         nerveless]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  201 Moby Thesaurus words for "feeble":
     abulic, afraid, aged, ailing, anemic, anile, asthenic, backward,
     barely audible, blear, bleared, bleary, bloodless, blurred, blurry,
     cachectic, chicken, confused, cowardly, crabbed, dark, debilitated,
     decrepit, decrescendo, delicate, dim, dim-witted, distant, dizzy,
     doddered, doddering, doddery, drained, drooping, droopy, dull,
     effete, emasculated, enervated, enfeebled, etiolated, exhausted,
     failing, faint, faint-voiced, fainthearted, faintish, feckless,
     feebleminded, filmy, flabby, flaccid, flimsy, floppy, foggy,
     forceless, fossilized, fragile, frail, fuzzy, gentle, gerontal,
     gerontic, gone, gutless, half-baked, half-heard, half-seen,
     half-visible, half-witted, hazy, healthless, helpless, ill-defined,
     imbecile, imperceptible, impotent, impuissant, in poor health,
     inadequate, inconclusive, inconspicuous, indefinite, indistinct,
     indistinguishable, ineffective, ineffectual, infirm, insignificant,
     insubstantial, insufficient, invalid, invertebrate, lame, languid,
     languishing, languorous, limber, limp, listless, low, low-profile,
     lustless, marrowless, merely glimpsed, misty, moribund, moronic,
     mossbacked, moth-eaten, mummylike, murmured, namby-pamby,
     nerveless, obscure, out of focus, pale, palsied, paltry,
     papery-skinned, peaked, peaky, pianissimo, piano, pithless,
     pliable, pooped, poor, powerless, puny, ravaged with age, reduced,
     reduced in health, rickety, rubbery, run to seed, run-down, rusty,
     sapless, scarcely heard, semivisible, senile, shadowy, shaky,
     shoddy, shriveled, sickly, simpleminded, sinewless, slack, slight,
     slow, slow-witted, soft, soft-sounding, soft-voiced, spineless,
     spiritless, strengthless, stricken in years, subaudible, subdued,
     thin, timeworn, tottering, tottery, unavailing, uncertain, unclear,
     unconvincing, undefined, unhardened, unhealthy, unmanned, unnerved,
     unplain, unproved, unrecognizable, unrigorous, unsatisfactory,
     unsound, unstrung, unsubstantial, unsustained, vague,
     valetudinarian, valetudinary, weak, weak-kneed, weak-minded,
     weak-voiced, weak-willed, weakened, weakly, wet, whispered,
     wishy-washy, with low resistance, withered, wizened, woozy
  
  

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