debilitated, delicate, effete, enervated, enfeebled, faint, feeble, frail, infirm, languid, low, prostrate, prostrated, sapped, slight, soft, softened, tender, unsubstantial, wasted, weak, weakened, wimpish, wimpy;
DOWN-AND-OUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of down-and-out for English Language Learners
: very poor and without hope : having no money, job, etc.
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