adjective, fee·bler, fee·blest.
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Anaxagoras fully agreed that the senses could be misleading, calling them “feeble” and unable “to distinguish what is true.”2,500 years ago, the philosopher Anaxagoras brought science’s spirit to Athens|Tom Siegfried|May 4, 2021|Science News
Young audiences are less receptive—their elders’ stories of teeming ocean life are like myths to a generation that knows coral reefs as feeble places barely capable of supporting a few small fish.
It is a feeble protest, perhaps, against being an involuntary guest of a 21st century gulag, but at least it is wholly his own.Russia Is Murdering the Kremlin's Biggest Critic in Plain Sight. Who Will Save Alexei Navalny?|Michael Weiss|April 22, 2021|Time
After all, the War of 1812 had shown how feeble the Union really was, inspiring all kinds of plans for national “improvement” in military preparedness, transportation and education.Covid-19 showed the urgency of investing in public health. Will we listen?|J.M. Opal, Steven Opal|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
That appears, at best, to be feeble, at worst to have atrophied altogether.Why’s Al Qaeda So Strong? Washington Has (Literally) No idea|Bruce Riedel|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, Plato and Aristotle each called for the exposure of feeble infants.
Our feeble attempts to push back the Grim Reaper only sharpen its cruel bite, not dull it.
The best line of his speech: “Words seem so futile, so feeble.”Best Oscar Speeches of All Time: Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep & More|Kevin Fallon|March 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There were electric lamps in the ceiling, but the light was feeble and the power intermittent.The Real Monuments Men: The Coronation Chamber of Hitler|Robert Edsel|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This was somewhat tiresome; and, after a rather feeble attempt at a third laugh, Davy said, "I don't feel like it any more."Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
The General in command of the station was a feeble old man, suffering from senile decay.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The gnarled hands shut up into clenched fists, and the feeble voice trailed off in an agonized moan.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The machine penetrated everywhere, thrusting aside with its gigantic arm the feeble efforts of handicraft.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Her heart had always been weak, I'd known that, and it had gradually grown more feeble.Uncanny Tales|Various