enfeeble enfeeble  /ɛn ˈfi bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (v) make weak

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The Soviet plan: to foster Baptist activities and thus enfeeble orthodoxy.
  2. The chief general, Than Shwe, is 75 years old and by some accounts ailing, but it would be naive to assume that his demise will fracture or enfeeble the military.
  3. In a fit of remorse, Tereza apologizes for having dragged him back from a promising career in Switzerland, for using the weakness of her jealousy to enfeeble him.

News

  • Sen. Fritz Hollings: The Economists

    In 2006, the Princeton economist Alan Blinder estimated that in 10 years the U.S. would offshore 30-40 million jobs. Today, Corporate America continues to enfeeble the U.S. economy as it builds China's -- offshoring our innovation, research, technology, production and jobs.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

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