Usage examples for feeble

  1. Her father knew her, he had uttered her name with kindness, in his feeble and imperfect and childish way, he loved her! – Rachel Gray by Julia Kavanagh
  2. The afternoon light, already growing feeble in the open air, had almost deserted the interior of the shop. – Hyacinth 1906 by George A. Birmingham
  3. The teacher lay on his bed, looking very feeble indeed. – Rico And Wiseli Rico And Stineli, And How Wiseli Was Provided For by Johanna Spyri
  4. She was sad and in very feeble health. – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin
  5. Freddy managed a feeble smile. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  6. It has a feeble motion and is slowly added to and withdrawn from the eye. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  7. The camera obscura is a feeble imitation of the true idea. – Caves of Terror by Talbot Mundy
  8. Mr. Demry sighed heavily, opened his eyes with an effort and, looking past the bowed head beside him, held out a feeble hand for the flowers. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  9. The child was so young and so feeble it seemed doubtful whether it would live. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  10. I believe the feeble bit of life in him would go out like a candle that's been blown upon. – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  11. He is getting old and feeble – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  12. He has been so sadly feeble for the last three or four years, and I feel that we may lose him at any moment. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  13. He sank back on his pillow exhausted; his voice became low and feeble – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  14. They both understood what that feeble gesture meant. – Black Jack by Max Brand
  15. I 'lows Uncle 'Rasmus is gettin' mighty ole; but he ain' so feeble yet but he kin hol' his own agin dese yere red- coated sogers. – The Minute Boys of York Town by James Otis
  16. But I had no idea that you were feeble that way. – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  17. Jimmy was old now, and had of late grown very feeble and we did not like to think of him out in that wild storm. – Fishin' Jimmy by Annie Trumbull Slosson
  18. Her voice had grown more and more feeble and now for a moment died away. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  19. Nine, all told, have been reported, four of them old and feeble – The Whelps of the Wolf by George Marsh
  20. " Poor Ralph," she said to herself; " he means to do as well as he can, but he is so feeble – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope