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of or associated with sickness

being weak in quality or substance

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lacking vigor or energy

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relating to anemia or suffering from anemia

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(21) In denying the parties' joint-consent motion for exclusion of time under the Speedy Trial Act, (22) the court reasoned that "it would undermine the public's confidence in the administration of justice and promote disrespect for the law" for a defendant to be "prosecuted so anemically for engaging in such egregious conduct for such a sustained period of time." (23) The court concluded that the terms of the agreement were far too disproportionate for the underlying criminal conduct and rejected the agreement.
executive compensation grew anemically during the 1950s and 1960s.
More recently (and more anemically), "public intellectual" has come to refer to a specialized academic adding his or her voice to the wider debates of a public culture.
In fact, we have repeatedly committed unjustified and egregious strategic errors, and responded anemically to Russian threats.
The Bushes did not want to be put on the couch, but the thin-skinned Obama jumped on the couch at his news conference, defensively whining about Republicans, Putin, Israel and Hamas and explaining academically and anemically how he's trying to do the right thing but it's all beyond his control.
(141) Criticism has been widespread; the Tulare Lake case itself lacks precedential value (and was later repudiated, albeit anemically, by the judge who wrote it (142)); and many more cases have rejected its analytical methodology than have followed it.
The Pew research shows digital advertising now represents 15 percent of total newspaper ad revenue, but has grown anemically the past two years and does not come close to covering print ad losses.
Our young Master gave what we poets know (and dread) as a "reading," anemically reprising his written argument at some length, accompanied by the visual hum of projected pdfs.
Sbobo was even more anemically armed, with just 12 fighters and six attack aircraft, compared to the ship's capacity of at least 27.
He uses the word 'moral' to signify the realm of human meanings, values and qualities, rather than the deontological, anemically post-Kantian sense of duty, law, obligation and responsibility.
begins to expand, but anemically. Under this forecast, U.S.