- Rhymes: -iːbəl
Transitive verbto enfeeble (enfeebling, enfeebled, enfeebled)
- 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."
- 1774, Dr Samuel Johnson, Preface to the Works of the English Poets, J. Nichols, Volume II, Page 130,
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