Word of the Day – Jan. 21 – Effete

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Adjective: Effete  (ih-FEET)

Definition:

1: No longer fertile.

2: Having lost character, vitality, or strength.

3. Marked by weakness or decadence.

4. Soft or delicate from or as if from a pampered exixtence.

5. Having feminine qualities untypical of a man: not manly in appearance or manner.

Example sentence: The main character in the book comes across as a dreamy, effete snob, agonizing all day over a simple broken nail, while sipping tea.

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