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feeble

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

P. and V. ἀσθενής, ἀδυνατός, P. ἄρρωστος, V. ἀμαυρός, ἄναλκις, ἄναρθρος; see weak. Be feeble, v.: P. and V. ἀσθενεῖν, P. ἀρρωστεῖν. Of things; P. and V. ἀσθενής. Failing, flagging: V. ὑγρός, ἔκλυτος. Met., small: P. and V. λεπτός ὀλίγος, μικρός, σμικρός. Poor: P. and V. φαῦλος, κακός. Hesitating: P. ὀκνηρός, ἀπρόθυμος. Without energy: Ar. and P. μαλακός. Ar. and V. μαλθακός (also Plat. but rare P.).