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 Meanings and Examples of FEEBLE
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feeble
 a.  lacking vigor, force, or effectiveness; faint; frail
Classic Sentence: (117 in 8 pages)
1  Scarlett shivered as she watched him run down the walk to the carriage, his saber glinting in the feeble winter sunlight, the fringe of his sash dancing jauntily.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
2  She thought she heard a feeble call from the next room but she paid it no heed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  Scarlett held the lamp high for Rhett to see and started toward the door when Melanie made a feeble gesture toward the wall.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
4  When she made feeble swimming motions to come back to consciousness, she was tired to her bones, weak, bewildered.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
5  And she went, smiling as she smothered his feeble protests.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
6  Well, he'd gotten right feeble in his mind these last months and I guess she was countin on that.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
7  She had been able to eat hearty meals two hours after Wade and Ella and Bonnie had been born, but now the thought of anything but cool water brought on feeble nausea.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
8  The leg was of an unwholesome dead white, with the black hairs feeble and thin and flattened, and the scar a puckered line of crimson.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
9  She remembered the feeble exotic quality to be found in the first-generation Scandinavians; she recalled the Norwegian Fair at the Lutheran Church, to which Bea had taken her.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
10  His ribs were grim clear lines, his skin was clammy, his pulse was feeble but terrifyingly rapid.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
11  They were passing a grove of scrub poplars, feeble by day but looming now like a menacing wall.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
12  We stood there in friendly silence, while the feeble minstrel sheltered in Antonia's hair went on with its scratchy chirp.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VI
13  A lighted lantern, hung over the stove, threw out a feeble yellow glimmer.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: X
14  My grandmother's getting feeble now, and her mind wanders.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
15  I have spoken, but my word is feeble in comparison.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In I
Example Sentence:
1  He told them he was old and feeble and was not able to walk so far.
2  It is not enough to help the feeble up, but to support him after.
3  The tragedy of the world is that those who are imaginative have but slight experience, and those who are experienced have feeble imaginations.
4  Before she could announce me, I retrieved the coat, muttered a few feeble excuses, and ran.
5  She replied in but a feeble voice.
6  The tragedy of the world is that those who are imaginative have but slight experience, and those who are experienced have feeble imagination.
7  In view of the feeble health of the member, the delegation cut him out.
8  This is a particularly feeble argument.
9  I do not speak to the feeble, or think of them: I address only such as are worthy of the work, and competent to accomplish it.
10  The face is mild and weak, especially in the thin short chin and feeble mouth.
11  General Anderson, who is in feeble health, has been superseded in command of the Federal forces in Kentucky by General Sherman.
12  As I laid her down, I covered her ice-cold and clammy hand with mine: the feeble fingers shrank from my touch; the glazing eyes shunned my gaze.
13  Let me recast this sentence in terms your feeble brain can grasp: in words of one syllable, you are a fool.