Synonyms for (noun) weakness

Synonyms: weakness

Definition: the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain

Usage: his weakness increased as he became older; the weakness of the span was overlooked until it collapsed

Similar words: property

Definition: a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

Usage: a study of the physical properties of atomic particles


Synonyms: weakness, impuissance, helplessness

Definition: powerlessness revealed by an inability to act

Usage: in spite of their weakness the group remains active

Similar words: impotence, impotency, powerlessness

Definition: the quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble


Synonyms: weakness

Definition: a penchant for something even though it might not be good for you

Usage: he has a weakness for chocolate

Similar words: predilection, preference, taste, penchant

Definition: a strong liking

Usage: my own preference is for good literature; the Irish have a penchant for blarney


Synonyms: failing, weakness

Definition: a flaw or weak point

Usage: he was quick to point out his wife's failings

Similar words: imperfection, imperfectness

Definition: the state or an instance of being imperfect


Synonyms: weakness

Definition: the condition of being financially weak

Usage: the weakness of the dollar against the yen

Similar words: misfortune, tough luck, ill luck, bad luck

Definition: an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes