enfeeble

[en-fee-buhl]
verb (used with object), enfeebled, enfeebling.
to make feeble; weaken: That bout of pneumonia enfeebled him.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English enfeblen < Old French enfeblir. See en-1, feeble

enfeeblement, noun
enfeebler, noun
unenfeebled, adjective


enervate, debilitate.
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enfeeble (ɪnˈfiːbəl)
 
vb
(tr) to make weak; deprive of strength
 
en'feeblement
 
n
 
en'feebler
 
n

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enfeeble
mid-14c., from O.Fr. enfeblir, from en- + feble (see feeble). Related: Enfeebled.
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Example sentences
They take new bodies, discard old bodies as they get enfeebled and die.
People may become less willing to comply if they come to see the justices as
  enfeebled relics of another era.
But if you are enfeebled by any cause, the disease becomes strong.
One day he was walking up and down, trying to think in spite of his enfeebled
  state.
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