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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (frail)
a. weak
Después de ser operada, Junquera se veía endeble y sin humor.After her operation, Junquera looked weak and fed up.
b. feeble
Mi hermano es tan endeble que no puede cargar con esta maleta de diez kilos.My brother is so feeble that he cannot even load this ten-kilo suitcase.
2. (ineffectual)
a. weak
La personalidad de Pedro es bastante endeble y se deja convencer fácilmente.Pedro has quite a weak personality and he is easy to convince.
3. (flimsy)
a. weak
Los fundamentos de tu teoría son tan endebles que no puedes defenderlos de verdad.The basis of your theory is so weak that you cannot really defend it.
b. feeble
Las razones que hicieron a Ana dejar su trabajo eran tan endebles que creemos que simplemente encontró otro empleo.Ana's reasons for quiting her job were so feeble that we think she simply found a new one.
c. rickety (structure, furniture)
Las viejas mesas de la taberna estaban ya muy endebles.The old tables in the bar were a bit rickety now.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (persona, argumento)
a. weak, feeble
2. (objeto)
a. fragile
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
[+persona] feeble; weak; [+argumento, excusa] feeble; flimsy;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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