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Definition of the adjective Feeble-minded
What does Feeble-minded mean as an attribute of a noun?
- Weak in intellectual power; wanting firmness or constancy; lacking intelligence; irresolute; vacillating; imbecile.
Feeble-minded a.k.a. Feeble Minded is a musical group.
- albums: "Pernicious Intergrowth", "My Anorexia / Untitled"
Feeble-minded: The term feeble-minded was used from the late nineteenth century in Great Britain, Europe and the United States for disorders later referred to as illnesses or deficiencies of the mind.
- also known as Slab la minte, Debil mintal, Sărac cu duhul
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A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals, 3 Volume Set by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen
Feeble-minded is the historical term applied to individuals of borderline or mild mental retardation. The term was used as early as the sixteenth century. The Swiss physician Aurealus Theophastus Bombastus von Hahenheim, better known as ...
by Elaine Costello
feeble-minded' adj. Menially deficient; lacking normal mental powers: a feeble-minded person. □ [Indicates weakness in the brain] Beginning with the fingers of the right curved hand touching the right side of the forehead, ...
by Orr, James
FEEBLE-MINDED. fe ̄ ́b'l-mı ̄n ́ded ( ολιγο ́ψυχος, oligo ́psuchos): Only in 1Th. 5:14 the King James Version, in the sense of ...
A Comprehensive Reference Book
Feeble-minded Fellah be regarded as inalienable heritages held on various tenures; hence the term fee came to be equivalent to an estate or inheritance— that is, an interest in land which passes to heirs if the owner die intestate. The amplest ...
The rhymers' lexicon (1971)
by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury
bloody-minded carnal-minded double-minded earthly-minded even-minded evil-minded fair-minded feeble-minded iieshly~rninded free-minded heavenly- minded high-minded light-minded like-minded low-minded minded motley- minded ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1919)
A Library of Universal Knowledge
FEEBLE-MINDED, The. Definitions- No strictly scientific definition of feeble-mind- edness is possible in the present stage of our knowledge. The condition is fairly well indicated, however, by Tredgold ('Mental Deficiency') in the following ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
feeble character nincompoop feeble creature weakling feeble imitation parody feeble in character chinless, gormless feeble in health infirm feeble-minded anile, deficient, dotty, dull(-witted), retarded feeble-minded person idiot, ...
by T. Stuart Watson, Christopher H. Skinner
and a feeble-minded barmaid to an illegitimate child, Martin Jr., which produced a "bad" side of the family. Martin Sr. married a wealthy and worthy Quaker girl, and ...
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