Meaning of WEAKNESS in English


n. 25B6; noun

with old age came weakness : FRAILTY, feebleness, enfeeblement, fragility, delicacy; infirmity, sickness, sickliness, debility, incapacity, indisposition, decrepitude; informal weediness.

he has worked on his weaknesses : FAULT, flaw, defect, deficiency, weak point, failing, shortcoming, imperfection, Achilles' heel.

a weakness for champagne : FONDNESS, liking, partiality, preference, love, penchant, soft spot, predilection, inclination, taste, eye; enthusiasm, appetite.

the President was accused of weakness : TIMIDITY, cravenness, cowardliness, pusillanimity; indecision, irresolution, ineffectuality, ineptitude, meekness, powerlessness, ineffectiveness, impotence.

the weakness of this argument : UNTENABILITY, implausibility, poverty, inadequacy, transparency; flimsiness, hollowness.

the weakness of the sound : INDISTINCTNESS, mutedness, faintness, feebleness, lowness; dimness, paleness.

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