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    weak - Dictionary definition and meaning for word weak

    Definition
    (adj) wanting in physical strength
    Example Sentence
    • a weak pillar
    Definition
    (adj) overly diluted; thin and insipid
    Synonyms : washy , watery
    Example Sentence
    • washy coffee
    • watery milk
    • weak tea
    Definition
    (adj) (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
    Synonyms : light , unaccented
    Example Sentence
    • a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable
    • a weak stress on the second syllable
    Definition
    (adj) wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
    Synonyms : fallible , frail , imperfect
    Example Sentence
    • I'm only a fallible human
    • frail humanity
    Definition
    (adj) tending downward in price
    Example Sentence
    • a weak market for oil stocks
    Definition
    (adj) deficient or lacking in some skill
    Example Sentence
    • he's weak in spelling
    Definition
    (adj) lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    Synonyms : debile , decrepit , feeble , infirm , rickety , sapless , weakly
    Example Sentence
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless
    Definition
    (adj) (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection Definition
    (adj) not having authority, political strength, or governing power
    Example Sentence
    • a weak president
    Definition
    (adj) deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc
    Synonyms : faint
    Example Sentence
    • a faint outline
    • the wan sun cast faint shadows
    • the faint light of a distant candle
    • weak colors
    • a faint hissing sound
    • a faint aroma
    • a weak pulse
    Definition
    (adj) likely to fail under stress or pressure
    Example Sentence
    • the weak link in the chain
    Definition
    (adj) deficient in intelligence or mental power
    Example Sentence
    • a weak mind
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