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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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Shere Khan was always crossing his path in the jungle, for as Akela grew older and feebler the lame tiger had come to be great friends with the younger wolves of the Pack, who followed him for scraps, a thing Akela would never have allowed if he had dared to push his authority to the proper bounds.
But the mother of the king hid away the feebler child, which was born the last, for her heart yearned over it, and that child is Twala the king.
As Heyward, however, no longer expected that rescue which time and distance now rendered so improbable, he regarded these little peculiarities with an eye devoid of interest, devoting himself entirely to the comfort and condolence of his feebler companions.
At the sound, the feebler spirit of Emmeline gave way; and, laying hold of Cassy's arm, she said, "O, Cassy, I'm going to faint
Lorry was so exceedingly disconcerted by a question so hard to answer, that he could only look on, at a distance, with much feebler sympathy and humility, while the strong woman, having banished the inn servants under the mysterious penalty of "letting them know" something not mentioned if they stayed there, staring, recovered her charge by a regular series of gradations, and coaxed her to lay her drooping head upon her shoulder.
She refused to burden her husband with her weight, but often tottered against his side, and recovered herself each time by a feebler effort.
As buds give rise by growth to fresh buds, and these, if vigorous, branch out and overtop on all sides many a feebler branch, so by generation I believe it has been with the great Tree of Life, which fills with its dead and broken branches the crust of the earth, and covers the surface with its ever branching and beautiful ramifications.
To walk in a winter morning in a wood where these birds abounded, their native woods, and hear the wild cockerels crow on the trees, clear and shrill for miles over the resounding earth, drowning the feebler notes of other birds -- think of it
Of course, the distinction may be feebler than it sounds.
5 percent (63 bcm), quite a bit feebler than its ten years average (2.
His son then completed several of his churches and carried on with the nave of Liverpool Cathedral --but resigned when his father's magnificent design for the west end was abandoned, to be replaced by something much cheaper and feebler.
Their bodies were weaker, their minds feebler, their role subservient.
whites; such mixed-race women were feebler and subject to many chronic
From the above discussion, it can be expected that this disciplinary role will be most acute in countries with feebler collective arrangements and labour protection laws.
the feebler the medical grounds, the likelier the burden, even if slight, to be "undue" in the sense of disproportionate or gratuitous .