Feeble vs Foolish - What's the difference?
| Related terms
Feeble is a related term of foolish.
As adjectives the difference between feeble and foolish
is that feeble
is deficient in physical strength; weak; infirm; debilitated while foolish
is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
As a verb feeble
is (obsolete) to make feeble; to enfeeble.
Deficient in physical strength; weak; infirm; debilitated.
- Though she appeared old and feeble , she could still throw a ball.
, date=October 23
, author=Tom Fordyce
, title=2011 Rugby World Cup final: New Zealand 8-7 France
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=France were transformed from the feeble
, divided unit that had squeaked past Wales in the semi-final, their half-backs finding the corners with beautifully judged kicks from hand, the forwards making yards with every drive and a reorganised Kiwi line-out beginning to malfunction.}}
Lacking force, vigor, or efficiency in action or expression; faint.
- That was a feeble excuse for an example.
* (physically weak) weak, infirm, debilitated
(obsolete) To make feeble; to enfeeble.
Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
*:As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish , but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
Resembling or characteristic of a fool.
*:It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish .