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Definition of "enfeebled" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of enfeeble. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "enfeebled" in a sentence
  • "Despite ending his term enfeebled, he often tops popularity polls, as the French look back warmly on a man who stood against the 2003 invasion of Iraq."
  • "How should he, while his mind was yet enfeebled from the cruel disappointments he had experienced on his arrival in England, be able to bear the tears of his mother, the sorrow of his two sisters? how console them for the loss they had sustained? how strengthen by his example their more tender minds, to endure what he feared the dissolute folly of his brother might yet bring upon them; while his own heart recoiled from the idea of meeting that brother, and was bleeding with the dreadful wounds inflicted by the uncertainty of what was become of Monimia; which, had he not entertained some hopes of hearing of her from his sister Selina, would have driven him to distraction!"
  • "Also, why is Grace considered "enfeebled" because her life becomes focused on Sam (which seems natural in any new relationship), and Sam is not?"
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