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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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The elders stood up around, and the Father feebly raised himself to a more erect position, but continued sitting in his great chair.
But he threw himself into a chair again directly, saying, more feebly, "You seem to forget that, in suspecting me, you are casting imputations upon her.
It seemed long to both of them--that inward struggle of Arthur's--before he said, feebly, "I promise; let me go.
Her beautiful eyes glanced askance at her husband's face, and her own assumed the timid, deprecating expression of a dog when it rapidly but feebly wags its drooping tail.
There was an interval of unconsciousness, and when I revived I felt a strangling clutch upon my throat--felt my arms feebly beating against something that bore me backward--felt my tongue thrusting itself from between my teeth
As Oliver gave this first proof of the free and proper action of his lungs, the patchwork coverlet which was carelessly flung over the iron bedstead, rustled; the pale face of a young woman was raised feebly from the pillow; and a faint voice imperfectly articulated the words, 'Let me see the child, and die.
His fingers wandered feebly over the harpstrings, awakening no melody, suggesting no words.
His last backward flight of thought circled feebly and more feebly nearer and nearer to the mystery at Gleninch!
He was unconscious and he pecked feebly at the sheets; he was restless and he cried out.
There was nothing human now in the unconscious being that struggled feebly.
On this, he feebly replied that he had to do this as he didn't have any other work.
In a concrete tank, 'Agustina' swims feebly, aided by an orange floater from which it tries to wriggle away.
Champions The New Saints made it nine wins from nine matches yesterday following a lack-lustre 2-1 home victory over Carmarthen who had a golden chance to draw level in the 90th minute but Matthew Thomas shot feebly at home keeper Paul Harrison.
The influx of the refugees has placed immense pressure on Lebanon's already feebly infrastructure.
I just want to get somewhere dry and warm," she said feebly.