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enfeeble

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Verb (transitive)
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en=fee=ble

CIDE DICTIONARY

enfeeblev. t. [OF. enfeblir, enfeiblir; pref. en- (L. in) + feble, F. faible, feeble. See Feeble.].
     To make feeble; to deprive of strength; to reduce the strength or force of; to weaken; to debilitate.  [1913 Webster]
    "Enfeebled by scanty subsistence and excessive toil."
Syn. -- To weaken; debilitate; enervate.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

enfeeble, v.tr. make feeble.

Derivative
enfeeblement n.
Etymology
ME f. OF enfeblir (as EN-(1), FEEBLE)

THESAURUS

enfeeble

abate, afflict, attenuate, blunt, bugger, cramp, cripple, damp, dampen, de-energize, deaden, debilitate, derange, devitalize, disable, disenable, disorder, drain, dull, enervate, eviscerate, exhaust, extenuate, gruel, hamstring, hors de combat, hospitalize, inactivate, incapacitate, indispose, invalid, kibosh, lame, lay low, lay up, maim, mitigate, put, queer, queer the works, rattle, reduce, sabotage, sap, shake, shake up, sicken, soften up, spike, unbrace, undermine, unfit, unman, unnerve, unstrengthen, unstring, weaken, wing, wreck

ROGET THESAURUS

enfeeble

Weakness

VB be weak, drop, crumble, give way, totter, tremble, shake, halt, limp, fade, languish, decline, flag, fail, have one leg in the grave, render weak, weaken, enfeeble, debilitate, shake, deprive of strength, relax, enervate, eviscerate, unbrace, unnerve, cripple, unman, cramp, reduce, sprain, strain, blunt the edge of, dilute, impoverish, decimate, extenuate, reduce in strength, reduce the strength of, mettre de l'eau dans son vin.


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