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Feeble

  • 1 feeble

    1. [ʹfi:b(ə)l] n
    1) книжн. слабость, слабое место, слабина
    2) арх. слабый, хилый человек
    3) слабая часть клинка (фехтование)
    2. [ʹfi:b(ə)l] a
    1. 1) слабый

    feeble pulse - слабый пульс

    feeble light - тусклый свет

    to give a feeble moan - издать слабый стон

    the book fell from his feeble grasp - книга выпала из его ослабевшей руки

    2) незначительный, ничтожный

    feeble hope - слабая надежда

    feeble attempt - слабая попытка

    feeble argument - неубедительный аргумент

    feeble support - ненадёжная опора

    2. слабый, хилый, немощный

    feeble old man - немощный старик

    to grow feeble - слабеть, ослабевать, хиреть

    he's a feeble sort of chap - он слабый, безвольный человек

    it is incomprehensible to his feeble mind - это недоступно его слабому уму

    don't be feeble! - разг. а умнее ты ничего не скажешь?

    3. слабый, непрочный

    a flower with a feeble stem - цветок с ломким стеблем

    4. бледный, невыразительный

    feeble work - бледное /невыразительное/ произведение, слабая работа

    a feeble joke - несмешная шутка

    3. [ʹfi:b(ə)l] v арх.
    ослаблять

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  • 2 feeble

    adjective
    1) (weak) schwach
    2) (deficient) schwächlich; (in resolve, argument) halbherzig
    3) (lacking energy) schwach [Leistung, Kampf, Applaus]; wenig überzeugend [Argument, Entschuldigung, Erklärung]; zaghaft, kläglich [Versuch, Bemühung]; lahm (ugs.) [Witz]
    4) (indistinct) schwach [[Licht]schein, Herzschlag]
    * * *
    ['fi:bl]
    adjective
    (weak: The old lady has been rather feeble since her illness; a feeble excuse.) schwach
    - academic.ru/86954/feebly">feebly
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    fee·ble
    <-r, -st>
    [ˈfi:bl̩]
    adj
    1. (weak) schwach
    \feeble light schwaches Licht
    old and \feeble alt und gebrechlich
    2. (bad) joke, excuse lahm
    \feeble attempt müder Versuch
    \feeble performance schwache Vorstellung
    * * *
    ['fiːbl]
    adj (+er)
    1) (= weak) person schwach, schwächlich; light, voice schwach
    2) (pej: pathetic) person, effort, applause, support, smile schwach; attempt, performance kläglich; explanation, argument, idea wenig überzeugend; excuse faul (inf); joke lahm (inf); response halbherzig

    don't be so feeble! — sei nicht so ein Waschlappen (inf)

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    feeble [ˈfiːbl] adj (adv feebly) allg schwach:
    feeble attempts schwache oder pej (lenden)lahme Versuche;
    feeble excuse lahme Ausrede pej;
    feeble joke schwacher Witz;
    feeble smile schwaches oder mattes Lächeln;
    feeble moan schwaches oder leises Ächzen
    * * *
    adjective
    1) (weak) schwach
    2) (deficient) schwächlich; (in resolve, argument) halbherzig
    3) (lacking energy) schwach [Leistung, Kampf, Applaus]; wenig überzeugend [Argument, Entschuldigung, Erklärung]; zaghaft, kläglich [Versuch, Bemühung]; lahm (ugs.) [Witz]
    4) (indistinct) schwach [[Licht]schein, Herzschlag]
    * * *
    adj.
    kraftlos adj.
    schwach adj.

    English-german dictionary

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    [English Word] be feeble
    [Swahili Word] -ajizi
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] be feeble
    [Swahili Word] -nyong'onyea
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] be feeble
    [Swahili Word] -tambarajika
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] become feeble
    [Swahili Word] -dhoofika
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] become feeble
    [Swahili Word] -dhoofu
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] feeble
    [Swahili Word] dhaifu
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [English Word] feeble
    [Swahili Word] hafifu
    [Part of Speech] adjective
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] -hafifisha, uhafifu
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    [English Word] feeble
    [Swahili Word] teketeke
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [English Word] feeble person
    [English Plural] feeble people
    [Swahili Word] mkongwe
    [Swahili Plural] wakongwe
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 1/2
    [Derived Word] kongwe, konga
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    English-Swahili dictionary

  • 4 feeble

    ['fiːbl]
    aggettivo [person, animal, institution] debole; [light, sound] debole, tenue, fioco; [movement] debole, lieve; [argument, excuse] debole, poco convincente; [performance] mediocre
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    ['fi:bl]
    adjective
    (weak: The old lady has been rather feeble since her illness; a feeble excuse.) debole
    * * *
    feeble /ˈfi:bl/
    a.
    1 debole; senza forze; fiacco; fragile: a feeble man, un uomo debole
    2 debole; fioco; fievole: a feeble light, una luce debole (o fioca)
    3 debole; fiacco; senza efficacia; irresoluto: a feeble attempt, un debole tentativo; feeble excuse, scusa debole; feeble joke, battuta fiacca
    feeble-minded, stupido; idiota; (med., antiq.) debole di mente, frenastenico □ feeble-mindedness, stupidità; idiozia; (med. antiq.) frenastenia
    feebleness n. [u] feebly avv.
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    ['fiːbl]
    aggettivo [person, animal, institution] debole; [light, sound] debole, tenue, fioco; [movement] debole, lieve; [argument, excuse] debole, poco convincente; [performance] mediocre

    English-Italian dictionary

  • 5 feeble

    слабый имя прилагательное:
    слабый (weak, weakly, low, feeble, faint, slight)
    немощный (infirm, feeble, sickish)
    хилый (frail, puny, feeble, ailing, puisne, weakly)
    ничтожный (insignificant, paltry, little, small, puny, feeble)
    бледный (pale, light, WAN, faint, pallid, feeble)
    бессильный (impotent, powerless, weak, feeble, nerveless, flaccid)
    невыразительный (inexpressive, featureless, expressionless, dismal, toneless, feeble)
    бесхарактерный (characterless, boneless, spineless, invertebrate, molluscous, feeble)
    имя существительное:
    слабина (slack, feeble)
    слабое место (weak point, weakness, weakspot, feeble)

    Англо-русский синонимический словарь

  • 6 feeble

    1. n книжн. слабость, слабое место, слабина

    feeble anesthesia — слабое обезболивание

    feeble knees — слабые колени

    2. n арх. слабый, хилый человек
    3. n слабая часть клинка

    feeble pulse — слабый пульс

    4. a незначительный, ничтожный

    feeble hope — слабая надежда

    feeble attempt — слабая попытка

    5. a слабый, хилый, немощный

    feeble old man — немощный старик

    feeble heart and forceless hand — трусливое сердце и слабая рука;

    6. a слабый, непрочный

    a flower with a feeble stem — цветок с ломким стеблем

    7. a бледный, невыразительный

    feeble work — бледное произведение, слабая работа

    8. v арх. ослаблять
    Синонимический ряд:
    1. faint (adj.) dim; faint; muted
    2. flimsy (adj.) flimsy; insubstantial; tenuous
    3. ineffective (adj.) feckless; impotent; ineffective; ineffectual; insufficient; meager; poor
    4. weak (adj.) debilitated; declining; decrepit; delicate; enervated; flimsy; fragile; frail; infirm; insignificant; insubstantial; puny; sickly; tenuous; unsound; unsubstantial; weak; weakly
    Антонимический ряд:
    abundant; active; clear; effective; effectual; firm; forceful; hale; hardy; healthy; hearty; muscular; powerful; robust; solid; strong; valid

    English-Russian base dictionary

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    feeble fee∙ble adj. (fee∙bler , feeb∙lest ) 1. very weak • 虚弱的;衰弱的:
    »a feeble old man
    衰弱的老人
    »The heartbeat was feeble and irregular.
    心搏无力,心律不齐。
    2. not effective; not showing determination or energy • 无效的;缺乏决心的;无力的:
    »a feeble argument / excuse / joke
    无力的证据;站不住脚的藉口;干巴巴的笑话
    »a feeble attempt to explain
    无力的试图解释
    »Donˈt be so feeble! Tell her you donˈt want to go.
    别那么软弱了!告诉她你不想去。
    feeble∙ness noun [U] feebly adv.
    * * *
    ['fi:bl]
    adj. 虛弱的, 衰弱的, 無力的, 微弱的, 薄弱的

    English-Chinese dictionary

  • 8 feeble

    'fi:bl
    adjective
    (weak: The old lady has been rather feeble since her illness; a feeble excuse.) débil
    feeble adj débil
    feeble
    tr['fiːbəl]
    adjective
    1 (person) débil
    2 (light, sound) tenue, débil
    3 (argument, excuse) de poco peso
    feeble ['fi:bəl] adj, -bler ; -blest
    1) weak: débil, endeble
    2) ineffective: flojo, pobre, poco convincente
    feeble
    adj.
    débil adj.
    enclenque adj.
    endeble adj.
    flaco, -a adj.
    flojo, -a adj.
    'fiːbəl
    adjective -bler -blər, -blə(r), -blest -bləst, -blɪst
    a) (weak) débil
    b) (poor) <joke> flojo, malo; <excuse> pobre, poco convincente
    ['fiːbl]
    ADJ (compar feebler) (superl feeblest)
    1) (=weak) [person, cry, protest] débil; [smile, laugh] lánguido, débil; [light] tenue
    2) (=ineffective) [effort, attempt, resistance] débil; [excuse, argument] poco convincente, flojo; [joke] soso
    * * *
    ['fiːbəl]
    adjective -bler [-blər, -blə(r)], -blest [-bləst, -blɪst]
    a) (weak) débil
    b) (poor) <joke> flojo, malo; <excuse> pobre, poco convincente

    English-spanish dictionary

  • 9 feeble

    слабый

    feeble pulse — слабый пульс

    feeble hope — слабая надежда

    feeble knees — слабые колени

    feeble attempt — слабая попытка

    feeble anesthesia — слабое обезболивание

    English-Russian big medical dictionary

  • 10 feeble

    ['fi:bl]
    adjective
    (weak: The old lady has been rather feeble since her illness; a feeble excuse.) svag
    * * *
    ['fi:bl]
    adjective
    (weak: The old lady has been rather feeble since her illness; a feeble excuse.) svag

    English-Danish dictionary

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    fee·ble <-r, -st> [ʼfi:bl̩] adj
    1) (weak) schwach;
    \feeble light schwaches Licht;
    old and \feeble alt und gebrechlich
    2) (bad) joke, excuse lahm;
    \feeble attempt müder Versuch;
    \feeble performance schwache Vorstellung

    English-German students dictionary

  • 12 FEEBLE

    [A]
    DEBILIS (-E)
    FLACCIDUS (-A -UM)
    FLACCUS (-A -UM)
    FRACTUS (-A -UM)
    FRAGILIS (-E)
    IMPOTENS (-ENTIS)
    INPOTENS (-ENTIS)
    INVALIDUS (-A -UM)
    LANGUENS (-ENTIS)
    TENUIS (-E)
    TENVIS (-E)
    INFIRMUS (-A -UM)
    DELUMBIS (-E)
    EXIGUUS (-A -UM)
    IMBECILLIS (-E)
    INBECILLIS (-E)
    IMBECILLUS (-A -UM)
    INBECILLUS (-A -UM)
    IMBELLIS (-E)
    INBELLIS (-E)
    INERS (-ERTIS)
    VESCUS (-A -UM)
    EXILIS (-E)
    LANGUIDULUS (-A -UM)
    LANGUIDUS (-A -UM)
    IAIUNUS (-A -UM)
    IAJUNUS (-A -UM)
    JAIUNUS (-A -UM)
    JAJUNUS (-A -UM)
    IEIUNUS (-A -UM)
    IEJUNUS (-A -UM)
    JEIUNUS (-A -UM)
    JEJUNUS (-A -UM)
    ENERVUS (-A -UM)
    [V]
    RESPIRO (-ARE -AVI -ATUM)
    LAXO (-ARE -AVI -ATUM)
    RELAXO (-ARE -AVI -ATUM)
    REMOLLIO (-IRE -IVI -ITUM)
    CONSENESCO (-ERE -SENUI)
    - BECOME FEEBLE
    - BE FEEBLE
    - GROW FEEBLE
    - VERY FEEBLE

    English-Latin dictionary

  • 13 feeble

    ˈfi:bl прил.
    1) немощный, слабосильный, хилый (о физическом состоянии человека или животного) Syn : weak, infirm, sick
    2) слабовольный, слабохарактерный He was feeble and without volition. ≈ Он был слабохарактерным, без какого бы то ни было проявления силы воли.
    3) незначительный, ничтожный;
    невнятный to reply with a feeble and partial argumentотпарировать слабым и предвзятым аргументом (книжное) слабость, слабое место, слабина (устаревшее) слабый, хилый человек слабая часть клинка (фехтование) слабый - * pulse слабый пульс - * light тусклый свет - to give a * moan издать слабый стон - the book fell from his * grasp книга выпала из его ослабевшей руки незначительный, ничтожный - * hope слабая надежда - * attempt слабая попытка - * argument неубедительный аргумент - * support ненадежная опора слабый, хилый, немощный - * old man немощный старик - to grow * слабеть, ослабевать, хиреть - he's a * sort of chap он слабый, безвольный человек - it is incomprehensive to his * mind это недоступно его слабому уму - don't be *! (разговорное) а умнее ты ничего не скажешь? слабый, непрочный - a flower with a * stem цветок с ломким стеблем бледный, невыразительный - * work бледное /невыразительное/ произведение, слабая работа - a * joke несмешная шутка (устаревшее) ослаблять feeble немощный, хилый ~ ничтожный ~ слабый

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  • 14 feeble

    'fi:bl
    adjective
    (weak: The old lady has been rather feeble since her illness; a feeble excuse.) svak(elig), ynkelig
    avfeldig
    --------
    matt
    --------
    svak
    --------
    veik
    adj. \/ˈfiːbl\/
    1) svak, kraftøs, matt, slapp
    2) halvhjertet
    a feeble attempt
    3) (om inntrykk, farger e.l.) matt, dunkel, utydelig

    English-Norwegian dictionary

  • 15 feeble

    სუსტი, უღონო, უძლური
    a feeble old man უძლური მოხუცი
    he has a feeble pulse სუსტი პულსი აქვს
    a feeble argument სუსტი არგუმენტი

    English-Georgian dictionary

  • 16 feeble

    feeble [{{t}}'fi:bəl]
    adjective
    (a) (lacking strength → physically, morally) faible;
    don't be so feeble! ne sois pas une telle mauviette!
    (b) (lacking conviction, force → attempt, excuse) piètre; (→ argument) faible, peu convaincant; (→ smile) timide; (→ joke) qui manque de finesse, bête; (→ film, book, play) faible, médiocre;
    that's a pretty feeble excuse c'est une bien piètre excuse, c'est une excuse bien peu convaincante

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  • 17 feeble

    [ˈfi:bl]
    feeble немощный, хилый feeble ничтожный feeble слабый

    English-Russian short dictionary

  • 18 feeble

    ['fi:bl]
    adjective
    (weak: The old lady has been rather feeble since her illness; a feeble excuse.) máttfarinn

    English-Icelandic dictionary

  • 19 feeble

    gyarló
    * * *
    ['fi:bl]
    adjective
    (weak: The old lady has been rather feeble since her illness; a feeble excuse.) gyenge

    English-Hungarian dictionary

  • 20 feeble

    Adj
    1. दुर्बल
    He has very feeble health.
    2. क्षीण
    He always give very feeble arguments.

    English-Hindi dictionary

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  • feeble — [fē′bəl] adj. feebler, feeblest [ME feble < OFr faible, feble < L flebilis, to be wept over < flere, to weep < IE base * bhlē , to howl > BLEAT, BLARE] weak; not strong; specif., a) infirm [a feeble old man] b) without force or… …   English World dictionary

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  • feeble — ► ADJECTIVE (feebler, feeblest) 1) lacking physical or mental strength. 2) failing to convince or impress: a feeble excuse. DERIVATIVES feebleness noun feebly adverb. ORIGIN Old French fieble, from Latin flebil …   English terms dictionary

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  • feeble — index decadent, helpless (powerless), imperfect, inadept, inadequate, incapable, inconspicuous, ineff …   Law dictionary

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