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That’s largely due to the feeble illumination of the sun there, which amounts to less than 4 percent of the energy per square meter that hits Earth’s atmosphere.
JUPITER’S INTENSE AURORAS SUPERHEAT ITS UPPER ATMOSPHERESID PERKINSAUGUST 16, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
These justifications, which are actually pretty feeble from an engineering standpoint, are fed into our brains from that big marketing program.
EMBRACE YOUR INNER DIRTBAGJVERSTEEGHJULY 13, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Our official high temperature stood late Saturday at 59 feeble degrees.
WE CAME CLOSE TO A RECORD ON SATURDAY: FOR COOLNESSMARTIN WEILMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
From just 152 cases on April 1, it’s now clocking more than 8,000 cases a day, straining its feeble healthcare infrastructure.
MODI NEVER BOUGHT ENOUGH COVID-19 VACCINES FOR INDIA. NOW THE WHOLE WORLD IS PAYINGDEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURYMAY 28, 2021TIME
Anaxagoras fully agreed that the senses could be misleading, calling them “feeble” and unable “to distinguish what is true.”
2,500 YEARS AGO, THE PHILOSOPHER ANAXAGORAS BROUGHT SCIENCE’S SPIRIT TO ATHENSTOM SIEGFRIEDMAY 4, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Young audiences are less receptive—their elders’ stories of teeming ocean life are like myths to a generation that knows coral reefs as feeble places barely capable of supporting a few small fish.
PROTECTING THE WORLD’S VANISHING CORAL REEFSARI DANIEL, PHD ’08APRIL 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It is a feeble protest, perhaps, against being an involuntary guest of a 21st century gulag, but at least it is wholly his own.
RUSSIA IS MURDERING THE KREMLIN'S BIGGEST CRITIC IN PLAIN SIGHT. WHO WILL SAVE ALEXEI NAVALNY?MICHAEL WEISSAPRIL 22, 2021TIME
After all, the War of 1812 had shown how feeble the Union really was, inspiring all kinds of plans for national “improvement” in military preparedness, transportation and education.
COVID-19 SHOWED THE URGENCY OF INVESTING IN PUBLIC HEALTH. WILL WE LISTEN?J.M. OPAL, STEVEN OPALAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This was somewhat tiresome; and, after a rather feeble attempt at a third laugh, Davy said, "I don't feel like it any more."
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
The General in command of the station was a feeble old man, suffering from senile decay.
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WORDS RELATED TO FEEBLE

  • anemic
  • ashen
  • ashy
  • bilious
  • blanched
  • bloodless
  • cadaverous
  • dim
  • discolored
  • faint
  • feeble
  • forceless
  • ghastly
  • haggard
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • livid
  • pale
  • pallid
  • pasty
  • peaked
  • sickly
  • washed-out
  • waxen
  • white
  • worn
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