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Feeble

Feeble
1. Deficient in physical strenght; weak; infirm; debilitated. Carried all the feeble of them upon asses. (2 Chron. Xxviii. 15)
2. Wanting force, vigor, or efficiency in action or expression; not full, loud, bright, strong, rapid, etc.; faint; as, a feeble colour; feeble motion. A lady’s feeble voice.
Origin: oe. Feble, OF. Feble, flebe, floibe, floible, foible, f. Faible, L. Flebilis to be wept over, lamentable, wretched, fr. Flere to weep. Cf. Foible.


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