V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: to weaken or to make feeble

Synonyms: weaken, debilitate, enervate, sap, drain, undermine, cripple

Antonyms: strengthen, energize

Tips: Enfeeble is formed from the word feeble, which means "weak, frail, or ineffective." Think: enfeeble means to make feeble.

Usage Examples:

Cancer treatments sometimes enfeeble patients more than the disease itself. (weaken)

The lost hiker was found enfeebled, but alive. (weak, enervated) adjective

Fear can enfeeble more than the feared situation itself. (weaken, undermine)

My broken leg enfeebled me more than I expected, and I remained in bed for a week. (weakened, debilitated)

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