effete Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “effete” in the English Dictionary

"effete" in British English

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uk   us   /ɪˈfiːt/
literary disapproving weak and without much ​power: With nothing to do all ​day the ​aristocracy had ​grown effete and ​lazy. disapproving more ​typical of a woman than of a man
(Definition of effete from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “effete”
in Chinese (Simplified) 弱不禁风的, 了无生气的, 软弱无能的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 弱不禁風的, 了無生氣的, 軟弱無能的…
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