Definition of enfeeblement in US English:



  • See enfeeble

    • ‘But his enfeeblement was more than just a matter of poor health.’
    • ‘They are better suited to the decimation and enfeeblement of vulnerable civilians than to destroying promptly an enemy's military units.’
    • ‘Once again, though with sympathy and concern this time, he was writing of a grave ailment: the pandemic enfeeblement in Australia's institutions of higher learning.’
    • ‘Driven by ever accelerating information technology and the greed of the affluent, this process is leading inexorably to an enfeeblement of the weak and alienation of the poor.’
    • ‘What worries me is that there will be enfeeblement, helplessness, that I will go on for years unable to sense my decline, my lunacy, and oblivious to all my indignities.’