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The productivity performance he has inherited is particularly feeble. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is a feeble effort. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were left with a rather tame and feeble story about film production. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But apparently we are too weak and feeble to survive on our own. The Sun (2015)She is still the sort of aunt who makes one feel rather feeble. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Their feeble efforts this summer have added weight to the view that this tour should not have taken place. The Sun (2009)By then there were so few home fans left that the boos which greeted the final whistle were weak and feeble. The Sun (2008)The rather feeble explanation is that the promises would have taken longer to implement if they were extended to all brands. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A1 per cent rise in underlying sales might seem rather feeble from a company that usually grows four times as quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2010)An unusually weak and feeble recovery? Times, Sunday Times (2010)In the olden days you retired because you were simply too old and feeble to carry the coal to the surface any more. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She suddenly felt shy, when the little feeble light made them visible. Elizabeth Gaskell North and South (1855)It was a feeble effort from Gloucester and it could have been worse. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is a feeble argument. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The ending is particularly feeble. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Our verdict: a feeble effort. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was a feeble effort. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Mostly they have failed, and in the search they have awarded the jersey to a large number of rather feeble performers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Years went over, and the Giant grew very old and feeble. Oscar Wilde The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888)Derby toyed with City's feeble efforts in the second half and were content not to take chances. The Sun (2012)

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Translations for 'feeble'

British English: feeble ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone or something as feeble, you mean that they are weak.
He told them he was old and feeble and was not able to walk so far.

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