Definition of Feebleness

1. Noun. The state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age).

Exact synonyms: Debility, Frailness, Frailty, Infirmity, Valetudinarianism
Generic synonyms: Softness, Unfitness
Specialized synonyms: Asthenia, Astheny, Cachexia, Cachexy, Wasting
Derivative terms: Debile, Debilitate, Feeble, Feeble, Frail, Infirm



2. Noun. The quality of lacking intensity or substance. "A shrill yet sweet tenuity of voice"
Exact synonyms: Tenuity
Generic synonyms: Weakness
Derivative terms: Feeble, Feeble, Tenuous

Definition of Feebleness

1. n. The quality or condition of being feeble; debility; infirmity.

Definition of Feebleness

1. Noun. The quality or state of being feeble; debility; infirmity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Feebleness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feebleness

fee simples subject to condition subsequent
fee simples subject to executory interest
fee simples subject to executory limitation
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fee tail
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feebate
feebates
feeble
feeble-minded
feeble-mindedness
feebled
feebleminded
feeblemindedly
feeblemindedness
feebleness (current term)
feeblenesses
feebler
feebles
feeblest
feebling
feeblish
feebly
feebs
feechur
feechurs
feed
feed-bag
feed-drive
feed-forward activation

Literary usage of Feebleness

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"feebleness of Mind, Pauperism, and Crime. By Miss MARY DENDY. The special point to be proved is this: we are to-day suffering from an evil which will, ..."

2. A History of American Christianity by Leonard Woolsey Bacon (1897)
"It is not easy for us, in view either of the antecedent or of the subsequent history, to realize the extreme feebleness of American Catholicism at the birth ..."

3. The Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity: With References to the Scotch and by John Hutton Balfour Browne (1880)
"Intellectual feebleness: Legal Relations of.—It follows almost necessarily from what has been already said that mere intellectual feebleness will not be ..."

4. Samuel F.B. Morse: His Letters and Journals by Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Edward Lind Morse (1914)
"feebleness of Pope. — Morse and companions visit Naples, Capri, and Amalfi. — Charms of Amalfi. — Terrible accident. — Flippancy at funerals. ..."

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