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Definition of the adjective Feeble-minded

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  1. 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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Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

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, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Special Education (2007)

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 ...

Google previewThe Virginia and West Virginia Judicial Dictionary-digest (1922)

Words and Phrases. Being a Compilation of All Words, Phrases and Maxims which Have Been Defined, Construed, Interpreted Or Applied in Virginia and West Virginia Cases and in the Codes of Those States, Combined with a Digest of Virginia and West Virginia Cases and Principles of Law as Therein Applied by Fred P. Caldwell

FEEBLE-MINDED PERSON. In the chapter of the Virginia Code relating to Insane, Epileptic, Feeble- Minded, and Inebriate, it is provided that: " The words 'feebleminded person' in this chapter shall be construed to mean any ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's American Sign Language Dictionary (2008)

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, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

But trained feeble-minded girls are delighted and flattered at the privilege of taking care of those more helpless than themselves. And it has been found that they make the best attendants for such cases. So far, then, as methods of instruction ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (2015)

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 ...

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