Word:

Effete

Ef`fete´
a.1.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.
Adj.1.effete - 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"
Synonyms: decadent
ablated, all in, anemic, arid, asthenic, ausgespielt, barren, blah, blank, bleary, bloodless, bootless, burned-out, burnt up, characterless, chicken, cold, colorless, coming apart, consumed, counterproductive, cowardly, cracking, crumbling, dead, debilitated, decadent, decayed, decaying, declining, degenerate, depleted, deteriorating, devitalized, disabled, disintegrating, dismal, dissipated, dissolute, done, done in, done up, draggy, drained, draining, drearisome, dreary, drooping, droopy, dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, dwindling, eaten up, ebbing, elephantine, emptied, empty, enervated, enfeebled, eroded, etiolated, eviscerated, exhausted, fade, fading, failing, faint, faintish, falling, far-gone, fatigued, fatuitous, fatuous, feckless, feeble, finished, flabby, flaccid, flagging, flat, floppy, fragmenting, frazzled, fruitless, futile, going to pieces, gone, gutless, heavy, ho-hum, hollow, imbecile, immoral, impotent, impoverished, inadequate, inane, incapacitated, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, inexcitable, infecund, infertile, inoperative, insipid, invalid, jaded, jejune, laid low, languid, languishing, languorous, leaden, lifeless, limber, limp, listless, low-spirited, lustless, marcescent, marrowless, nerveless, nugacious, nugatory, of no force, out, overripe, pale, pallid, pedestrian, pining, pithless, played out, plodding, pointless, poky, ponderous, pooped, powerless, regressive, retrograde, retrogressive, rubbery, run-down, sapless, sapped, shotten, shriveling, sinewless, sinking, slack, sliding, slipping, slow, slumping, soft, solemn, spent, spineless, spiritless, sterile, stiff, stodgy, strengthless, stuffy, subsiding, superficial, tabetic, tasteless, tedious, tired, unavailing, unfruitful, unhardened, unlively, unnerved, unstrung, used up, useless, vain, vapid, waning, washed-out, wasted, wasting, weak, weakened, weakly, wilting, withering, wooden, worn, worn away, worn-out, worsening
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