feeble


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so lacking in strength as to be barely audible

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having little substance or significance; not solidly based

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pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness

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lacking strength or vigor

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lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality

lacking strength

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References in classic literature ?
A household without any rule; where servants have it all their own way, do what they please, and have what they please, except so far as I, with my feeble health, have kept up government.
The postilion cracked his whip, and they clattered away under the feeble over-swinging lamps.
That was a feeble evasion, but Godfrey was not fond of lying, and, not being sufficiently aware that no sort of duplicity can long flourish without the help of vocal falsehoods, he was quite unprepared with invented motives.
answered a robuster voice in my soul, kicking the feeble creature clean out of my head on the instant.
The man is old and feeble,'' she said to her guardian, ``the maiden young and beautiful, their friend sick and in peril of his life Jews though they be, we cannot as Christians leave them in this extremity.
It must be all exactly the other way, as your ladyship says; because it is impossible to suppose that out of my poor wit such a cunning trick could be concocted in a moment, nor do I think my master is so mad that by my weak and feeble persuasion he could be made to believe a thing so out of all reason.
In this, as appears to me, I was successful enough; for, since I endeavored to discover the falsehood or incertitude of the propositions I examined, not by feeble conjectures, but by clear and certain reasonings, I met with nothing so doubtful as not to yield some conclusion of adequate certainty, although this were merely the inference, that the matter in question contained nothing certain.
He was short in stature, very thin, and apparently very feeble.
They crept along towards a point in the expanse of shade just at hand at which a feeble light was beginning to assert its presence, a spot where, by day, a fitful white streak of steam at intervals upon the dark green background denoted intermittent moments of contact between their secluded world and modern life.
And not the face she had known ever since she could remember and had always seen at a distance, but the timid, feeble face she had seen for the first time quite closely, with all its wrinkles and details, when she stooped near to his mouth to catch what he said.
Then his health became bad and he was too feeble to work.
There used to be a feeble spring of living water which flowed quietly from me and through me.
Excepting the ease of feeble stomachs, who cares for eloquence in the presence of a supper-table?
The Panther, however, when he had recruited his feeble strength, freed himself with a sudden bound from the pit, and hastened to his den with rapid steps.
A KIND-HEARTED Physician sitting at the bedside of a patient afflicted with an incurable and painful disease, heard a noise behind him, and turning saw a cat laughing at the feeble efforts of a wounded mouse to drag itself out of the room.