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Weak (IPA: /ˈwik/)


Weak (v. i.)

Wanting physical strength.

Weak (v. i.)

Deficient in strength of body; feeble; infirm; sickly; debilitated; enfeebled; exhausted.

Weak (v. i.)

Not able to sustain a great weight, pressure, or strain; as, a weak timber; a weak rope.

Weak (v. i.)

Not firmly united or adhesive; easily broken or separated into pieces; not compact; as, a weak ship.

Weak (v. i.)

Not stiff; pliant; frail; soft; as, the weak stalk of a plant.

Weak (v. i.)

Not able to resist external force or onset; easily subdued or overcome; as, a weak barrier; as, a weak fortress.

Weak (v. i.)

Lacking force of utterance or sound; not sonorous; low; small; feeble; faint.

Weak (v. i.)

Not thoroughly or abundantly impregnated with the usual or required ingredients, or with stimulating and nourishing substances; of less than the usual strength; as, weak tea, broth, or liquor; a weak decoction or solution; a weak dose of medicine.

Weak (v. i.)

Lacking ability for an appropriate function or office; as, weak eyes; a weak stomach; a weak magistrate; a weak regiment, or army.

Weak (v. i.)

Not possessing or manifesting intellectual, logical, moral, or political strength, vigor, etc.

Weak (v. i.)

Feeble of mind; wanting discernment; lacking vigor; spiritless; as, a weak king or magistrate.

Weak (v. i.)

Resulting from, or indicating, lack of judgment, discernment, or firmness; unwise; hence, foolish.

Weak (v. i.)

Not having full confidence or conviction; not decided or confirmed; vacillating; wavering.

Weak (v. i.)

Not able to withstand temptation, urgency, persuasion, etc.; easily impressed, moved, or overcome; accessible; vulnerable; as, weak resolutions; weak virtue.

Weak (v. i.)

Wanting in power to influence or bind; as, weak ties; a weak sense of honor of duty.

Weak (v. i.)

Not having power to convince; not supported by force of reason or truth; unsustained; as, a weak argument or case.

Weak (v. i.)

Wanting in point or vigor of expression; as, a weak sentence; a weak style.

Weak (v. i.)

Not prevalent or effective, or not felt to be prevalent; not potent; feeble.

Weak (v. i.)

Lacking in elements of political strength; not wielding or having authority or energy; deficient in the resources that are essential to a ruler or nation; as, a weak monarch; a weak government or state.

Weak (v. i.)

Tending towards lower prices; as, a weak market.

Weak (v. i.)

Pertaining to, or designating, a verb which forms its preterit (imperfect) and past participle by adding to the present the suffix -ed, -d, or the variant form -t; as in the verbs abash, abashed; abate, abated; deny, denied; feel, felt. See Strong, 19 (a).

Weak (v. i.)

Pertaining to, or designating, a noun in Anglo-Saxon, etc., the stem of which ends in -n. See Strong, 19 (b).

Weak (a.)

To make or become weak; to weaken.

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Single by SWV

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1996 single by Skunk Anansie

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Single by Melanie C

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Episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

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1993 song performed by SWV

Weak Synonyms

Pallid, Spineless, Wan, Slack, Anemic, Wishy-washy, Jerry-built, Vulnerable, Untoughened, Lame, Feeble, Fragile, Gutless, Pale, Flaccid, Anaemic, Slight, Adynamic, Tenuous, Delicate, Flimsy, Powerless, Weakened, Shoddy, Limp, Thin, Puny, Namby-pamby, Enervated, Lax, Debilitated, Sick, Faint, Tender, Asthenic

Weak Synonyms

Weakly, Frail, Decrepit, Debile, Feeble, Rickety, Infirm, Sapless

Weak Synonyms

Down

Weak Synonyms

Faint, Perceptible

Weak Synonyms

Human, Fallible, Imperfect, Frail

Weak Synonyms

Fallible

Weak Synonyms

Powerless

Weak Synonyms

Regular

Weak Synonyms

Stupid

Weak Synonyms

Light, Unstressed, Unaccented

Weak Synonyms

Unskilled

Weak Synonyms

Dilute, Watery, Diluted, Washy

Weak (Last Name / Surname)

Weak is the #131,379 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 129 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Weak in Spanish is Débiles

Tagalog Translation

Weak in Tagalog is Ampaw

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man needs a friend not to flatter him, but to strengthen him at his weak points." - E. W. Howe

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A proper secrecy is the only mystery of able men; mystery is the only secrecy of weak and cunning ones." - Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A weak mind with no common sense magnifies trifling things and cannot receive great ones." - Common sense

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Ah me, how weak a thing The heart of woman is!" - Women

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And every word that you speak makes my heart sing when it's weak for often this outlook on life can be bleak." - Ed Harcourt


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