Synonyms and Antonyms of enfeeblement

  1. 1 a gradual sinking and wasting away of mind or body daily exercise can help to halt some of the enfeeblement that comes with advanced years Synonyms debilitation, decay, decaying, declension, degeneration, descent, deterioration, ebbing, decline, weakeningRelated Words atrophy; exhaustion; drooping, flagging, limping; regression, relapse, setbackNear Antonyms invigoration, strengthening; progress; rejuvenation, rejuvenescenceAntonyms comeback, improvement, rally, recovery, recuperation, rehabilitation, revitalization, snapback

  2. 2 the quality or state of lacking physical strength or vigor a lot of the enfeeblement I've experienced since the accident is being gradually diminished by daily physical therapy Synonyms asthenia, debilitation, debility, delicacy, enervation, weakness, faintness, feebleness, fragility, frailness, frailty, infirmity, languidness, languor, listlessness, lowness, wimpinessRelated Words decay, decrepitude; breakdown, collapse, prostration; exhaustion, fatigue, lassitude, weariness; defenselessness, helplessness, impotence, impuissance, powerlessness; effeteness, softness, tenderness; disablement, incapacitation, invalidism; damage, harm, hurt, impairment, injuryNear Antonyms energy, vitality; brawniness, fitness, heftiness, huskiness, lustiness, muscularity, virility; hardness, ruggedness, stoutness, sturdiness, toughness; health, healthiness, soundness, wellnessAntonyms hardihood, hardiness, robustness, strength, vigor

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