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Verb (transitive)


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.


enfeeble, v.tr. make feeble.

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



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




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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