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"Feeble" is an adjective which is often translated as "débil", and "weak" is an adjective which is also often translated as "débil". Learn more about the difference between "feeble" and "weak" below.
feeble(
fi
-
buhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (very weak)
a. débil
In the middle of the night, we heard a feeble cry for help.En medio de la noche, oímos un grito débil pidiendo ayuda.
Susana was very feeble after her illness.Susana quedó muy débil después de su enfermedad.
b. tenue
The clouds broke and Kim could just barely make out the feeble light of a crescent moon.Las nubes se abrieron y Kim apenas pudo distinguir la luz tenue de una luna nueva.
2. (inadequate)
a. flojo
Geoff told us a feeble joke that provoked a slight chuckle.Geoff nos contó una broma floja que provocó una ligera risita.
b. pobre
Jane's excuse for not showing up for dinner last night was definitely feeble.La excusa de Jane por no venir a la cena anoche fue decididamente pobre.
c. poco convincente
Despite his feeble arguments, he still won in the court of public opinion.A pesar de sus argumentos poco convincentes, aún así ganó en el tribunal de la opinión pública.
d. débil
The minister's response was carefully scripted in a feeble attempt at convincing people he is an honest man.La respuesta del ministro fue cuidadosamente guionada como parte de un débil intento de convencer al público de su honestidad.
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weak(
wik
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (frail)
a. débil
The old man was too weak to open the door on his own.El anciano era demasiado débil para abrir la puerta por su cuenta.
2. (lacking)
a. flojo
This coffee is weak! It tastes like water.¡Este café está flojo! Sabe a agua.
3. (unsure)
a. débil
Don't be so weak; you should fight for your rights.No seas tan débil. Deberías luchar por tus derechos.
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