1. Deficient in physical strenght; weak; infirm; debilitated. "Carried all the feeble of them upon asses." (2 Chron. Xxviii. 15)

2. Wanting force, vigor, or efficiency in action or expression; not full, loud, bright, strong, rapid, etc.; faint; as, a feeble colour; feeble motion. "A lady's feeble voice."

Origin: OE. Feble, OF. Feble, flebe, floibe, floible, foible, F. Faible, L. Flebilis to be wept over, lamentable, wretched, fr. Flere to weep. Cf. Foible.

(01 Mar 1998)

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