Effete is an adjective that is used to describe lacking strength, courage, spirit. Worn out. Sterile.
- We have an ‘effete’ society when it comes towards doing that which is good and positive.
- After years of trying to win the league, the they looked like an ‘effete’ team.
- 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.