Meaning of WEAKLY in English


I. adverb

( -er/-est )

Etymology: Middle English weikly, wekely, from weike, weke weak + -ly, adverb suffix

: in a weak manner

weakly agreed to a compromise

: to a weak degree : feebly , slightly

painting and drawing were weakly developed — Clark Wissler

II. adjective

( -er/-est )

Etymology: weak (I) + -ly, adjective suffix

: not strong or robust : feeble , weak

weakly infant

: sickly , puny

weakly plant

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.