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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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Last fall, Italy's bold Mare Nostrum sea-rescue operation, which had saved hundreds of lives, was replaced by a far feebler EU initiative that has struggled to carry out its mission.
This is Israel which we defeated in 2006 and in Gaza, it is feebler than a spider's house," the Secretary General said, referring to the July war of 2006 which Israel launched after Hezbollah kidnapped two Israeli soldiers.
The feebler the medical grounds, the likelier the burden, even if slight, to be 'undue' in the sense of disproportionate or gratuitous," Posner wrote.
The terms of the peace exacerbated the continent's political instability, relying on a weak Weimar liberalism to withstand Bolshevism or Bolshevism's fascist antithesis, and establishing an even feebler League of Nations to do with laws what Britain had once done with the Royal Navy.
Neither it becomes formidable by joining the network nor does it become feebler by breaking away from it.
Upon deploying a cell tower, cellular network companies produce reception/signal that gets feebler as we go further away from the tower.
To date, however, the term has been so intimately wedded to a specific and contemporary moment--the postCold War era--that its analytical purchase is feebler than it should be.
Anyone who does might feel a pang of disappointment that the plot is even feebler this time, and becomes slightly bogged down as Renai, her mother-in-law (Barbara Hershey) and a team of ghost-hunters engage in some Scooby-Doo-like detective work.
Haters will always be there -- but if you hear carefully, you'll find their voices are getting feebler by the day.
He begins to see Rosamond as a different kind of creature so that he might still accept her: "[I]t was inevitable that in that excusing mood he should think of her as if she were an animal of another and feebler species.
But Bob is older and feebler now and parties at his house have mellowed with his decline.
Trying eventually to provide some of the information and popular music that made Western broadcasts so appealing, they developed pale imitations that made homegrown radio look even feebler than it already was.
Thanks to a far-reaching package of eco-tweaks, it's actually able to better the fuel and CO2 returns of the feebler entry-level 60PS Citigo, yet provide power that'll see you far better placed when you're loaded up to the gills or trying to accelerate down a motorway slip road.
But seriously, why do well-meaning First Worlders think that the Third World should have energy technologies that are more expensive, feebler and less reliable than their own?