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In fact, some memories are much oftener weak from deficiency in reviving power than from feebleness of first impressions.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Would it be cruel to cut off children from the privileges of civil society because of their feebleness?
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The principal ground on which wills are attacked is feebleness of mind, lack of mental capacity.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
In speaking on this subject, he felt the utter feebleness of human language.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
She sat down and could not speak—the room whirled round and round—her white feebleness touched Mrs Morgan's heart.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
In the evening he chose several which were sung, though feebleness prevented him from joining the singing.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
But he staggered from feebleness when he reached the deck, and had to grasp for some fresh support at every step.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
I had become convalescent, it is true, but my state of feebleness was truly pitiable.
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
With him self-scorn went hand in hand with feebleness of will.
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
It is feeble: and feebleness, in the disguise of confessing and condescending strength, is always popular.
AIDS TO REFLECTIONSAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
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WORDS RELATED TO FEEBLENESS

  • burnout
  • collapse
  • consumption
  • debilitation
  • debility
  • enervation
  • expenditure
  • fatigue
  • feebleness
  • lassitude
  • prostration
  • weariness
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