Word: effete

Category: effete

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Synonyms: effete

waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels

Translations: effete

spanish
estéril


german
entkräftet, erschöpft, dekadent

french
mou, infructueux, décadent, chétif, débile, ...

russian
истощенный, слабый, упадочный, избалованный, изнеженный, ...

czech
jalový, neplodný, slabý, neúrodný

polish
bezpłodny, słaby

ukrainian
марний, слабий, неродючий, виснажений, розпещений

estonian
mahakäinud, ülepingutatud, dekadentlik

croatian
jalov, iscrpljen, istrošen

slovak
vyčerpaný

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The meaning and "use of": effete

adjective
  • (of a person) affected, overrefined, and ineffectual.

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