Definition of anemic
- The blood test indicated that he was slightly anemic.
The doctor told me I was slightly anemic.
The band played an anemic rendition of a classic love song.
Investors are worried about the stock's anemic performance.
Officials worried about anemic attendance at the shows.
Sales rose an anemic 0.5 percent last quarter.
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medical : relating to or suffering from anemia
: not strong, forceful, or impressive
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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