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Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 26
1. Tending toward a lower price or lower prices; as, wheat is weak; a weak market.
2. Lacking in good cards; deficient as to number or strength; as, a hand weak in trumps.
3. Lacking contrast; as, a weak negative.
4. To make or become weak; to weaken.
Part of Speech: verb
1. Wanting physical strength.
3. Not able to sustain a great weight, pressure, or strain; as, a weak timber; a weak rope.
4. Not firmly united or adhesive; easily broken or separated into pieces; not compact; as, a weak ship.
5. Not stiff; pliant; frail; soft; as, the weak stalk of a plant.
6. Not able to resist external force or onset; easily subdued or overcome; as, a weak barrier; as, a weak fortress.
8. 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.
9. Lacking ability for an appropriate function or office; as, weak eyes; a weak stomach; a weak magistrate; a weak regiment, or army.
10. Not possessing or manifesting intellectual, logical, moral, or political strength, vigor, etc.
11. Feeble of mind; wanting discernment; lacking vigor; spiritless; as, a weak king or magistrate.
13. Not having full confidence or conviction; not decided or confirmed; vacillating; wavering.
15. Wanting in power to influence or bind; as, weak ties; a weak sense of honor of duty.
16. Not having power to convince; not supported by force of reason or truth; unsustained; as, a weak argument or case.
17. Wanting in point or vigor of expression; as, a weak sentence; a weak style.
18. Not prevalent or effective, or not felt to be prevalent; not potent; feeble.
20. Tending towards lower prices; as, a weak market.
21. Pertaining to, or designating, a noun in Anglo- Saxon, etc., the stem of which ends in - n. See Strong, 19 ( b).
Part of Speech: noun
1. Pertaining to, or designating, a verb which forms its preterit ( imperfect) by a variation in the root vowel, and the past participle ( usually) by the addition of - en ( with or without a change of the root vowel); as in the verbs strive, strove, striven; break, broke, broken; drink, drank, drunk. Opposed to weak, or regular. See Weak.
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