Meaning of WEAKNESS in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ -nəs ]


Date: 14th century

1. : the quality or state of being weak ; also : an instance or period of being weak

backed down in a moment of weakness

2. : fault , defect


a. : a special desire or fondness

has a weakness for sweets

b. : an object of special desire or fondness

pizza is my weakness

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.