Definition of enfeeble verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

enfeeble

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɪnˈfiːbl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈfiːbl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enfeeble
BrE BrE//ɪnˈfiːbl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈfiːbl//
 
he / she / it enfeebles
BrE BrE//ɪnˈfiːblz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈfiːblz//
 
past simple enfeebled
BrE BrE//ɪnˈfiːbld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈfiːbld//
 
past participle enfeebled
BrE BrE//ɪnˈfiːbld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈfiːbld//
 
-ing form enfeebling
BrE BrE//ɪnˈfiːblɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈfiːblɪŋ//
 
Tiredness
 
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enfeeble somebody/something (formal) to make somebody/something weak The soldiers were enfeebled by lack of nutrition. See related entries: Tiredness Word Origin Middle English: from Old French enfeblir, from en- (expressing a change of state) + feble ‘feeble’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: enfeeble