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Adjective
Showing or displaying a lack of courage or weakness of character
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“Our culture appears to have grown rather effete and prefers to avoid ideological confrontation.”
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Weak or lacking strength or vitality
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“The orgies of that fatal and egotistic period have produced an effete generation.”
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Having lost all desirable qualities
“In this effete world, beautiful things bore, and horrible things please.”
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Barren and unable to produce crops
“The cultivator sends his fleets to far distant seas to gather from desert isles as a precious treasure the very manure which his effete land requires.”
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Not capable of effective action
“The effete aristocrats must rely on the butler's practical skills to survive, and the balance of power shifts from master to servant.”
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Affected or over-refined
“Being perceived as an effete art student often made the dressing room a very uncomfortable place for me.”
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Exhibiting behavior or mannerisms considered unmasculine
“When Clayton is first introduced, he is a slightly creepy, effete cowboy with a pronounced Irish accent.”
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Feeling tired, fatigued or weary
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Lacking care or enthusiasm
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Devoted to pleasure
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Finished or having been brought to an end
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