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Decadent, self-indulgent; effeminate
Of people: lacking strength or vitality; feeble, powerless, impotent
Of substances, quantities etc: exhausted, spent, worn-out

Nature is not effœte, as he saith, or so lavish, to bestow all her gifts upon an age, but hath reserved some for posterity, to shew her power, that she is still the same, and not old or consumed.

exhausted, as having performed its functions
{a} barren, worn out with ge, very weak
No longer capable of producing young, as an animal, or fruit, as the earth; hence, worn out with age; exhausted of energy; incapable of efficient action; no longer productive; barren; sterile
disapproval If you describe someone as effete, you are criticizing them for being weak and powerless. the charming but effete Russian gentry of the 1840s and 1850s
marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay; "a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility"; "a group of effete self-professed intellectuals"
Lacking strength or vitality; feeble, powerless, infertile
{s} degenerate, decadent; worn out, exhausted
decadent, self-indulgent, effeminate
effete civilization
civilization in decline, decadent culture
without energy or vigor; in a decadent manner
In an effete manner
The property of being effete
{i} exhaustion, state of being worn out