Examples of enfeeble in a Sentence
long periods of being confined to a hospital bed will enfeeble anyone
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The same anxiety turned contempt attends much of today’s social media, notably Twitter and Snapchat, where the sheen of fatuousness, cryptic UX, and clubhouse jargon appears designed to humiliate and enfeeble.
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Origin and Etymology of enfeeble
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of enfeeble
- a disease that weakens the body's defenses
- enfeebled by starvation
- the debilitating effects of surgery
- a poor diet undermines your health
- drugs had sapped his ability to think
- crippled by arthritis
- disabled by an injury sustained at work
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