2. CONNECTION BETWEEN CAUSE AND EFFECT
anaemia, bloodlessness, deficiency of blood, poverty of blood.
declension of strength, loss of strength, failure of strength; delicacy, invalidation, decrepitude, asthenia, adynamy, cachexy, cachexia, sprain, strain.
reed, thread, rope of sand, house of cards.
render weak; weaken, enfeeble, debilitate, shake, deprive of strength, relax, enervate, eviscerate; unbrace, unnerve; cripple, unman (render powerless) [more]; cramp, reduce, sprain, strain, blunt the edge of; dilute, impoverish; decimate; extenuate; reduce in strength, reduce the strength of; mettre de l'eau dans son vin.
[Adjectives] weak, feeble, debile; impotent [more]; relaxed, unnerved, sapless, strengthless, powerless; weakly, unstrung, flaccid, adynamic, asthenic; nervous.
soft, effeminate, feminate, womanly.
frail, fragile, shattery; flimsy, unsubstantial, gimcrack, gingerbread; rickety, cranky; craichy; drooping, tottering; broken, lame, withered, shattered, shaken, crazy, shaky; palsied [more]; decrepit.
languid, poor, infirm; faint, faintish; sickly (disease) [more]; dull, slack, evanid, spent, short-winded, effete; weather-beaten; decayed, rotten, worn, seedy, languishing, wasted, washy, laid low, pulled down, the worse for wear.
on its last legs; weak as a child, weak as a baby, weak as a chicken, weak as a cat, weak as a rat; weak as water, weak as water gruel, weak as gingerbread, weak as milk and water; colorless [more].