forcible-feeble

adjective

Definition of forcible-feeble

: seemingly vigorous but really weak or insipid

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History and Etymology for forcible-feeble

from Forcible Feeble, nickname of Francis Feeble, character in Shakespeare's 2 Henry IV who was a woman's tailor turned soldier

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“Forcible-feeble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forcible-feeble. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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