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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner lacking power, vigor, vitality, or colorfulness; In a listless or weak manner.

Usage examples (26)
  • Adjective : an anemic effort; anemic tones
  • First-quarter profits are forecast to rise anemically, 2.6% from a year earlier.
  • First-quarter profits are forecast to rise anemically, just 2.6% from a year ago.
  • The Playstation 3 is selling rather anemically, at least over here in the States. for more
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