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Meaning of word weak from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

weak   adjective

Meaning : Wanting in physical strength.

Example : A weak pillar.

Having strength or power greater than average or expected.

A strong radio signal.
Strong medicine.
A strong man.

Meaning : Overly diluted. Thin and insipid.

Example : Washy coffee.
Watery milk.
Weak tea.

Synonyms : washy, watery

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

Example : A syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable.
A weak stress on the second syllable.

Synonyms : light, unaccented

Meaning : Wanting in moral strength, courage, or will. Having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings.

Example : I'm only a fallible human.
Frail humanity.

Synonyms : fallible, frail, imperfect

Meaning : Tending downward in price.

Example : A weak market for oil stocks.

Meaning : Deficient or lacking in some skill.

Example : He's weak in spelling.

Meaning : Lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality.

Example : A feeble old woman.
Her body looked sapless.

Synonyms : debile, decrepit, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weakly

Meaning : (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection.

Meaning : Not having authority, political strength, or governing power.

Example : A weak president.

Meaning : Deficient in magnitude. Barely perceptible. Lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : faint

Meaning : Likely to fail under stress or pressure.

Example : The weak link in the chain.

Meaning : Deficient in intelligence or mental power.

Example : A weak mind.