Definition Weak

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Definition

weak: not strong, feeble, delicate
adjective
My scores are a bit weak compared to last year but I will try to improve them.
I'm too weak to pick up this box. Can you help me?

Pronunciation examples
UK: I have weak arms - could you help me lift this box?
US: This cocktail is a bit weak. Could you add more vodka?

Examples

  • "Without it, I'm nothing, I'm a weak little kitten."
  • "The typeface looks faded and dull to me, and then there's the weak allusion to my grandfather, it's just aged badly."
  • "I want to thank you for your invaluable help over the last few weeks: Replacing the majority of our workforce with automatons and robots was no easy task, but your help in reducing our fragile, fleshy and weak human staff was done with ruthless, near robotic, efficiency."
  • "You can't even smell them with your weak little nose!"
  • "Panic attacks can make you feel weak and worthless, can't they?"
  • "I just, sometimes I just feel so weak!"
  • "Philip : It seems to me that when we speak of international outsourcing, we feel that this is a bad thing - something companies do to cut costs or exploit weaker economies."
  • "The dollar is very weak right now."

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