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The dict-ified word of the day is effete

| source : web1913 | Effete \Ef*fete"\, a. [L. effetus that has brought forth, exhausted; ex + fetus that has brought forth. See {Fetus}.] No longer capable of producing young, as an animal, or fruit, as the earth; hence, worn out with age; exhausted of energy; incapable of efficient action; no longer productive; barren; sterile. Effete results from virile efforts. --Mrs. Browning If they find the old governments effete, worn out, . . . they may seek new ones. --Burke. | source : wn | effete adj : marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay; "a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility"; "a group of effete self-professed intellectuals" [syn: {decadent}]

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