AskDefine | Define enfeeble

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enfeeble v : make weak; "Life in the camp drained him" [syn: debilitate, drain]

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Transitive verb

to enfeeble (enfeebling, enfeebled, enfeebled)
  1. To make feeble.
    • 1774, Dr Samuel Johnson, Preface to the Works of the English Poets, J. Nichols, Volume II, Page 130,
      "...the gout, with which he had long been tormented, prevailed over the enfeebled powers of nature."


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