An example of feeble is an old person who is sick and who can't get out of bed on her own.
An example of feeble is using the excuse that your car broke down when you are late even though the person who you are meeting knows your car is fine.
An example of feeble is trying for only one second to solve a problem before giving up.
- Infirm.A feeble old man.
- Without force or effectiveness.A feeble light, a feeble attempt.
- Easily broken; frail.A feeble barrier.
The castle's feeble defenses.
Origin of feeble
- Middle English feble from Old French from Latin flēbilis lamentable from flēre to weep
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition