Weak Meaning and Definition


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Weak meaning

Word: Weak

How to pronounce: wiːk

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Lacking the power to perform physically demanding tasks; lacking physical strength and energy.

Example sentences: "She was recovering from the flu and was very weak"

2. Liable to break or give way under pressure; easily damaged.

Example sentences: "The salamander's tail may be broken off at a weak spot near the base"

3. Lacking intensity or brightness.

Example sentences: "A weak light from a single street lamp"

4. Denoting a class of verbs in Germanic languages that form the past tense and past participle by addition of a suffix (in English, typically -ed).

Example sentences: "Some phrasal verbs prefer a weak form (contrast The car sped up the hill and The car speeded up)."

5. Relating to or denoting the weakest of the known kinds of force between particles, which acts only at distances less than about 10⁻¹⁵ cm, is very much weaker than the electromagnetic and the strong interactions, and conserves neither strangeness, parity, nor isospin.

Example sentences: "Thus, the strengths of the electromagnetic, weak, and strong forces depend upon the energy at which they are measured."


Synonyms:

frail

mild

effete

faint

light

slight

sickly

infirm

feeble

ailing

nerveless

puny

decrepit

unsound

tenuous

shaky

rickety

slack

limp

loose

inconsequential

anaemic

sluggish

groggy

languid

low

impotent

helpless

powerless

slow

poor

inefficient

vulnerable

fragile

delicate

soft

flimsy

weakened

spineless

characterless

wimpish

wimpy

watery

thin

dilute

tender

imperfect

paralyzed


Antonyms:

strong

powerful

robust

mighty

hard

vigorous

potent

sturdy

bright

intensive

dense

influential

durable

competent

tough

thick

firm

stout


Derivations:

weakening

weakness

weakling

weaken

weakly


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Weak in Other Languages...

Spanish: Débil

German: Schwach

French: Faible

Italian: Debole

Turkish: Zayıf


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