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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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You need not think that because we chanced to be born of the same parents, I shall suffer you to fasten me down by even the feeblest claim: I can tell you this--if the whole human race, ourselves excepted, were swept away, and we two stood alone on the earth, I would leave you in the old world, and betake myself to the new.
At the first dawn of the morning we closed all the messy shutters of our old building; lighting a couple of tapers which, strongly perfumed, threw out only the ghastliest and feeblest of rays.
Sabine starkly states that "of all his characters the one with whom Bodin perhaps had least sympathy, and who is at all events the feeblest intellectually, is the Catholic Coronaeus" because the interlocutor is "a confirmed authoritarian and traditionalist.
I'm now convinced that some people need the feeblest of excuses to trigger their berserk-ness and use social media to proudly manifest it.
Nature, the gentlest mother, Impatient of no child, The feeblest or the waywardest,-- Her admonition mild In forest and the hill By traveler is heard, Restraining rampant squirrel Or too impetuous bird.
Thirteen years is a morale-sapping time to go without a pay rise, with the Conservatives guilty of overseeing a record squeeze in earnings under the feeblest of economic recoveries.
In his Commons speech he shows that he is indeed the feeblest of puppets, reckless in judgement and entirely ignorant of those things he needs to know way beyond the immediate circumstances of Aleppo and Syria for any level of competence or wisdom.
It is certainly not his feeblest effort, but it is certainly far from his best.
All of the euphoria about reaching the FA Cup semi-final feels like it's been lost because of one the feeblest performances we've seen at Goodison in a long time.
If you have doubt about the Resurrection, (consider) that We created you out of dust, then out of a drop, then out of a leech-like clot, then out of a morsel of flesh, partly formed and partly unformed, in order that We may manifest (Our power) to you; and We cause whom We will to rest in the wombs for an appointed term, then We bring you out as babes, then (foster you) that you may reach your age of full strength; and some of you are called to die, and some are sent back to the feeblest old age, so that they know nothing after having known (much), and (further), you see the earth barren and lifeless, but when We pour rain down on it, it is stirred (to life), it swells, and it puts forth every kind of beautiful growth (in pairs).
Our feeblest contemplations of the Cosmos stir us--there is a tingling in the spine, a catch in the voice, a faint sensation of a distant memory, as if we were falling from a great height.
35) Russ Wodell criticized Steam as "didactic" and "not up to [Kaleidoscope's] usual high standards" (18); George Gerhardt countered that "only the feeblest kind of cynic could not enjoy this production" (1977).
Because of our fallen state, struggle and even pain accompany the Christian journey, but God never abandons the athlete and complements the feeblest attempts at perfection.
This coffin was warmly and softly padded, and was provided with a lid, fashioned upon the principle of the vault-door, with the addition of springs so contrived that the feeblest movement of the body would be sufficient to set it at liberty.