feebly : Definition, Usages, News and More
- r in a faint and feeble manner
the lighthouse, flashing feebly against the sleet-blurred, rocky backdrop of the coast of north west Norway
- r in a halting and feeble manner
reform, in fact, is, rather feebly, on the win
- How can a woman closing in on the start of her second century be so robustly, almost defiantly, healthy, while men and women decades younger are languishing feebly in nursing homes .
- He feebly turned himself over to the Serbian police as soon as they approached him near Belgrade.
- Though Bushman managed to pull himself feebly up to his perch after hours of lying inert, they thought he was dying.
News & Articles
- How Bro Is a Bro? Let's Consult Our Bro-proval Matrix
And now for the most important question of our time: what is a "bro," exactly? It was the second-most popular plea for clarity my parents made while visiting me at college (the first most popular was, "Why in God's name are you basically pursuing a degree in analyzing vampire erotica?"). "Callie," they would ask, "what do you mean when you say 'bro'?" And I would feebly reply, "It's… a guy in a ...
June 24, 2013 - Deadspin
- John Sweeney in AFL-CIO
For all practical purposes, Americans have lost the freedom to form unions,Sweeney says. "Our labor laws are weak and so feebly enforced that:workers join the union in spite the law."
- Henry David Thoreau in The Indypendent
Hinting at the answer to this conundrum, Henry David Thoreau wrote in Civil Disobedience: "Even voting for the right is doing nothing for it. It is only expressing feebly your desire that it should prevail. A wise man will not leave the right to the...
- Christopher Hitchens in Wall Street Journal Blogs (blog)
Hitchens writes that, when she was named, "I rather feebly took the line that one should give her the benefit of the doubt and not be condescending, but it does now begin to look as if most of what she claimed for herself, from the 'bridge to...