What does the word enfeeble mean?

Usage examples for enfeeble

  1. It would be madness to enfeeble and imperil the United States because we believe peace the chief blessing of the nations. – Our National Defense: The Patriotism of Peace by George Hebard Maxwell
  2. Unlike the realm of Britain,- where the 'golden youth' enfeeble their intellects by the perusal of such poor and slangy journalism that they have lost both the art and wit to comprehend brilliant political writing,- the inhabitants of this particular corner of the sunny south were always ready to worship genius wherever even the smallest glimmer of it appeared,- and the admiration Leroy's writings excited was fast becoming universal, though for the most part these writings were extremely inflammable in nature, and rated both King and Court soundly. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli