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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

No longer able to produce young or fruit. Also: Having lost character, courage, strength, stamina, or vitality.

Usage examples (9)
  • Adjective : an effete, overrefined society. ,an effete political force
  • Rove, you're effetely hilarious, overpaid, irrelevant and probably going to jail soon.
  • Today, though, Lowry is effetely lamenting the fact that McCain was booed at a highly politicized college by liberal students when McCain praised the Iraq War.
  • My complaint about these restrictions and so many other prohibited items in many places it is effetely restricts what you are allowed to carry around on you person if... for more
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