Definitions for weak

Definitions for (adj) weak

Main entry: weak

Definition: deficient in intelligence or mental power

Usage: a weak mind

Main entry: washy, watery, weak

Definition: overly diluted; thin and insipid

Usage: washy coffee; watery milk; weak tea

Main entry: weak

Definition: likely to fail under stress or pressure

Usage: the weak link in the chain

Main entry: fallible, frail, imperfect, weak

Definition: wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings

Usage: I'm only a fallible human; frail humanity

Main entry: weak, faint

Definition: deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc

Usage: 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

Main entry: weak

Definition: not having authority, political strength, or governing power

Usage: a weak president

Main entry: weak

Definition: (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection

Main entry: feeble, weak, weakly, sapless, rickety, infirm, debile, decrepit

Definition: lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality

Usage: a feeble old woman; her body looked sapless

Main entry: weak

Definition: deficient or lacking in some skill

Usage: he's weak in spelling

Main entry: weak, light, unaccented

Definition: (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress

Usage: a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable; a weak stress on the second syllable

Main entry: weak

Definition: wanting in physical strength

Usage: a weak pillar

Main entry: weak

Definition: tending downward in price

Usage: a weak market for oil stocks

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