a spent force
Definition of a spent force
: someone who no longer has the power or influence he or she once had He was once one of the most powerful men in the government, but now he's largely a spent force.
Word by Word Definitions
: used up : consumed
: exhausted of active or required components or qualities often for a particular purpose
: drained of energy or effectiveness : exhausted
: strength or energy exerted or brought to bear : cause of motion or change : active power
: used with a number to indicate the strength of the wind according to the Beaufort scale
: moral or mental strength
: to do violence to
: to compel by physical, moral, or intellectual means
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