feebleness feebleness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
  2. (n) the quality of lacking intensity or substance

Usage(s):

  1. Despite increasing feebleness, she continued to maintain at least nominal sway over what remained of high society.
  2. At a time of political stagnation and feebleness, Lebed's successful peace negotiations in Chechnya have given him an aura of dynamism.
  3. Partially paralyzed from a cerebral stroke, he got about with the aid of a gnarled black cane or the arm of an aide, but even in feebleness he had a courtly air.

Quotes

  1. "The feebleness of the best players at the most important moments did not help," said Pele, who added that despite a poor campaign, Barcelona ace Ronaldinho remained the best player in the world.
    on Jul 3, 2006 By: Pelé Source: Jamaica Observer

  2. Olmert's government had placed Jerusalem on the operating table and was making little effort to hide it, which proved the government's "feebleness, its abandonment of values and its moral and historic bankruptcy," Netanyahu said.
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: Jerusalem Post

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