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adjective feeble pronunciation in American English /ˈfib(ə)l/
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  1. 2
    not strong enough to be seen or heard clearly

    a feeble light/voice

  2. 3
    not good enough to achieve the intended result
    feeble excuse:

    That’s a pretty feeble excuse for not calling your mother.

    a feeble attempt/effort:

    He made a feeble attempt to start a conversation with me.

  3. 4
    afraid to do something difficult or unpleasant

    Don’t be so feeble. Stand up to her for once.

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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