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Synonyms for weak

Synonyms for (adjective) weak

Synonyms: weak Definition: deficient in intelligence or mental power Usage: a weak mind

Similar words: stupid Definition: lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity

Synonyms: washy, watery, weak Definition: overly diluted; thin and insipid Usage: washy coffee; watery milk; weak tea

Similar words: dilute, diluted Definition: reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity Usage: diluted alcohol; a dilute solution; dilute acetic acid

Synonyms: weak Definition: likely to fail under stress or pressure Usage: the weak link in the chain

Similar words: fallible Definition: likely to fail or make errors Usage: everyone is fallible to some degree

Synonyms: fallible, frail, imperfect, weak Definition: wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings Usage: I'm only a fallible human; frail humanity

Similar words: human Definition: having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings Usage: human beings; the human body; human kindness; human frailty

Synonyms: weak, faint Definition: deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc Usage: 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

Similar words: perceptible Definition: capable of being perceived by the mind or senses Usage: a perceptible limp; easily perceptible sounds; perceptible changes in behavior

Synonyms: weak Definition: not having authority, political strength, or governing power Usage: a weak president

Similar words: powerless Definition: lacking power

Synonyms: weak Definition: (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection

Similar words: regular Definition: in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle Usage: his regular calls on his customers; regular meals; regular duties

Synonyms: feeble, weak, weakly, sapless, rickety, infirm, debile, decrepit Definition: lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality Usage: a feeble old woman; her body looked sapless

Similar words: frail Definition: physically weak Usage: an invalid's frail body

Synonyms: weak Definition: deficient or lacking in some skill Usage: he's weak in spelling

Similar words: unskilled Definition: not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency Usage: unskilled in the art of rhetoric; an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber; unskilled labor; workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities; unskilled workmanship

Synonyms: weak, light, unaccented Definition: (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress Usage: a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable; a weak stress on the second syllable

Similar words: unstressed Definition: not bearing a stress or accent Usage: short vowels are unstressed

Synonyms: weak Definition: wanting in physical strength Usage: a weak pillar

Similar words: anaemic, anemic Definition: lacking vigor or energy Usage: an anemic attempt to hit the baseball

Similar words: adynamic, asthenic, debilitated, enervated Definition: lacking strength or vigor

Similar words: faint, feeble Definition: lacking strength or vigor Usage: damning with faint praise; faint resistance; feeble efforts; a feeble voice

Similar words: feeble, lame Definition: pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness Usage: a feeble excuse; a lame argument

Similar words: flimsy Definition: lacking solidity or strength Usage: a flimsy table; flimsy construction

Similar words: jerry-built, shoddy Definition: of inferior workmanship and materials Usage: mean little jerry-built houses

Similar words: spineless, wishy-washy, gutless, namby-pamby Definition: weak in willpower, courage or vitality

Similar words: pale, pallid, wan, sick Definition: (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble Usage: the pale light of a half moon; a pale sun; the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street; a pallid sky; the pale (or wan) stars; the wan light of dawn

Similar words: puny Definition: inferior in strength or significance Usage: a puny physique; puny excuses

Similar words: vulnerable Definition: capable of being wounded or hurt Usage: vulnerable parts of the body

Similar words: weakened Definition: made weak or weaker

Synonyms: weak Definition: tending downward in price Usage: a weak market for oil stocks

Similar words: down Definition: being or moving lower in position or less in some value Usage: lay face down; the moon is down; our team is down by a run; down by a pawn; the stock market is down today