Effete is an adjective that is used to describe lacking strength, courage, spirit. Worn out. Sterile.


  1. We have an ‘effete’ society when it comes towards doing that which is good and positive.
  2. After years of trying to win the league, the they looked like an ‘effete’ team.
  3. Sometimes those who are ‘effete’ about life, just need a little spark that will ignite them again – like a change of perspective or a new purpose in life.

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