verb (used with object), en·fee·bled, en·fee·bling.
- enfant perdu,
- enfant sauvage,
- enfant terrible,
Origin of enfeeble
Examples from the Web for enfeeble
But the cajolery of pipe or string was just as powerless to enfeeble that dogged warrior.The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
An entire abstinence from flesh can only serve to enfeeble Nature.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VI (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
The temper of modern times tends to enfeeble our sense of the supernatural.Saint Bonaventure|Rev. Fr. Laurence Costelloe, O.F.M.
Still others considered this a good way to enfeeble the oligarchy, so as to curtail its privileges.The War With Mexico, Volume I (of 2)|Justin H. Smith
They have been as a rule singularly free from the kinds of vice that do most to enfeeble and corrode a race.Historical and Political Essays|William Edward Hartpole Lecky