effeteness

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{i} exhaustion, state of being worn out
The property of being effete
effete
Of people: lacking strength or vitality; feeble, powerless, impotent
effete
Decadent, self-indulgent; effeminate
effete
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.

effete
exhausted, as having performed its functions
effete
{a} barren, worn out with ge, very weak
effete
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
effete
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
effete
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"
effete
Lacking strength or vitality; feeble, powerless, infertile
effete
{s} degenerate, decadent; worn out, exhausted
effete
decadent, self-indulgent, effeminate
effeteness
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