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Synonyms for feeble
ˈfi bəlfee·ble

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Wiktionary

  1. feebleadjective

    Synonyms:
    infirm, weak, debilitated

  2. feebleadjective

    Synonyms:
    faint

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. feeble

    Faint, with the general sense of lacking strength or effectiveness, covers a wide range of meaning, signifying overcome with physical weakness or exhaustion, or lacking in purpose, courage, or energy, as said of persons; or lacking definiteness or distinctness of color or sound, as said of written characters, voices, or musical notes. A person may be faint when physically wearied, or when overcome with fear; he may be a faint adherent because naturally feeble or purposeless, or because half-hearted in the cause; he may be a faltering supporter because naturally irresolute or because faint-hearted and timid in view of perils that threaten, a listless worker, through want of mental energy and purpose. Written characters may be faint or dim, either because originally written with poor ink, or because they have become faded by time and exposure.

    Synonyms:
    dim, exhausted, faded, faint, faint-hearted, faltering, fatigued, half-hearted, ill-defined, indistinct, irresolute, languid, listless, purposeless, timid, weak, wearied, worn, worn down, worn out

    Antonyms:
    bright, brilliant, clear, conspicuous, daring, energetic, fresh, hearty, resolute, strong, sturdy, vigorous

    Preposition:
    Faint with hunger; faint in color.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. feeble

    Synonyms:
    wretched, weak, poor, frail, debilitated, dull, forceless, puny, nerveless, enfeebled, enervated, faint, infirm, incomplete, vain, fruitless, scanty, pitiable

    Antonyms:
    strong, robust, active, effective, successful, abundant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. feeble, lameadjective

    pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness

    "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument"

    Synonyms:
    rickety, faint, debile, halt, nerveless, lame, sapless, halting, crippled, weakly, gimpy, infirm, decrepit, game, weak

    Antonyms:
    strong, powerful, robust

  2. faint, feebleadjective

    lacking strength or vigor

    "damning with faint praise"; "faint resistance"; "feeble efforts"; "a feeble voice"

    Synonyms:
    weak, infirm, dim, weakly, swooning, rickety, lame, debile, nerveless, vague, faint-hearted, fainthearted, light-headed, timid, faint, lightheaded, decrepit, wispy, light, shadowy, sapless

    Antonyms:
    robust, strong, powerful

  3. decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weaklyadjective

    lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality

    "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"

    Synonyms:
    weak, watery, infirm, unaccented, washy, shaky, weakly, debile, rickety, woebegone, lame, rachitic, nerveless, run-down, wonky, imperfect, creaky, faint, frail, decrepit, light, fallible, flea-bitten, wobbly, derelict, sapless

    Antonyms:
    powerful, strong, robust

  4. feeble, nervelessadjective

    lacking strength

    "a weak, nerveless fool, devoid of energy and promptitude"- Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Synonyms:
    cool, rickety, faint, debile, nerveless, lame, sapless, weakly, infirm, decrepit, weak, coolheaded

    Antonyms:
    powerful, robust, strong

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. feebleadjective

    Synonyms:
    weak, not strong

  2. feebleadjective

    Synonyms:
    debilitated, enervated, sickly, infirm, languishing, languid, drooping, frail

  3. feebleadjective

    Synonyms:
    faint, imperfect, not vigorous, not lively

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. feebleadjective

    Synonyms:
    infirm, doddering, weak

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "feeble":

    weak, unconvincing, flimsy

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How to use feeble in a sentence?

  1. Albert Einstein:

    My religion consists of a humble admiration of the unlimitable superior who reveals Himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God

  2. Henry C. Blinn:

    Begin today No matter how feeble the light, let it shine as best it may. The world may need just that quality of light which you have.

  3. Horace Bushnell:

    If you had the seeds of pestilence in your body you would not have a more active contagion that you have in your tempers, tastes, and principles. Simply to be in this world, whatever you are, is to exert an influence, compared with which mere language and persuasion are feeble.

  4. Orison Swett Marden:

    The greatest trouble with most of us is that our demands upon ourselves are so feeble, the call upon the great within of us so weak and intermittent that it makes no impression upon the creative energies; it lacks the force that transmutes desires into realities.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    It is not enough to help the feeble up, but to support him after.


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