Examples of debility in a Sentence
The disease leads to debility but rarely kills.
the debilities of elderly people
Origin and Etymology of debility
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsasthenia, debilitation, weakness, delicacy, enervation, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, fragility, frailness, frailty, infirmity, languidness, languor, listlessness, lowness, wimpiness
Antonymshardihood, hardiness, robustness, strength, vigor
Related Wordsdecay, decrepitude; breakdown, collapse, prostration; exhaustion, fatigue, lassitude, weariness; defenselessness, helplessness, impotence, impuissance, powerlessness; effeteness, softness, tenderness; disablement, incapacitation, invalidism; damage, harm, hurt, impairment, injury
Near Antonymsenergy, vitality; brawniness, fitness, heftiness, huskiness, lustiness, muscularity, virility; hardness, ruggedness, stoutness, sturdiness, toughness; health, healthiness, soundness, wellness
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