lacking intensity or vividness or force

  • 1 feeble — a. 1. Weak, not strong. 2. Debilitated, enervated, sickly, infirm, languishing, languid, declining, drooping, frail. 3. Faint, imperfect, dim, without vigor, lacking intensity or vividness or force …

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  • 2 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 3 painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 4 soft — adj Soft, bland, mild, gentle, smooth, lenient, balmy are applied to things with respect to the sensations they evoke or the impressions they produce and mean pleasantly agreeable because devoid of all harshness or roughness. Soft is applied… …

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  • 5 theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …

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  • 6 Karas (anime) — Infobox animanga/Header name = Karas caption = Box cover art of Karas The Complete Collection ja name = 鴉 -KARAS- ja name trans = Karasu genre = HenshinInfobox animanga/OVA title = director = Keiichi Sato writer = Shin Yoshida studio = Tatsunoko… …

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  • 7 Celtic literature — Introduction       the body of writings composed in Gaelic and the languages derived from it, Scottish Gaelic and Manx, and in Welsh and its sister languages, Breton and Cornish. For writings in English by Irish, Scottish, and Welsh authors, see… …

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  • 8 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus — orig. Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart born Jan. 27, 1756, Salzburg, Archbishopric of Salzburg died Dec. 5, 1791, Vienna Austrian composer. Son of the violinist and composer Leopold Mozart (1719–87), he was born the year of the… …

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  • 9 Spanish literature — Introduction       the body of literary works produced in Spain. Such works fall into three major language divisions: Castilian, Catalan, and Galician. This article provides a brief historical account of each of these three literatures and… …

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  • 10 Southeast Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines. The classical literatures of Southeast Asia can be divided into three major regions: the Sanskrit region of… …

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