Associations to the word «Weak»


WEAK, adjective. Lacking in force (usually strength) or ability.
WEAK, adjective. Unable to sustain a great weight, pressure, or strain.
WEAK, adjective. Unable to withstand temptation, urgency, persuasion, etc.; easily impressed, moved, or overcome; accessible; vulnerable.
WEAK, adjective. Dilute, lacking in taste or potency.
WEAK, adjective. (grammar) Displaying a particular kind of inflection, including:
WEAK, adjective. (Germanic languages) (of verbs) Regular in inflection, lacking vowel changes and having a past tense with -d- or -t-.
WEAK, adjective. (Germanic languages) (of nouns) Showing less distinct grammatical endings.
WEAK, adjective. (Germanic languages) (of adjectives) Definite in meaning, often used with a definite article or similar word.
WEAK, adjective. (chemistry) That does not ionize completely into anions and cations in a solution.
WEAK, adjective. (physics) One of the four fundamental forces associated with nuclear decay.
WEAK, adjective. (slang) Bad or uncool.
WEAK, adjective. (mathematics) (logic) Having a narrow range of logical consequences; narrowly applicable. (Often contrasted with a strong statement which implies it.)
WEAK, adjective. Resulting from, or indicating, lack of judgment, discernment, or firmness; unwise; hence, foolish.
WEAK, adjective. Not having power to convince; not supported by force of reason or truth; unsustained.
WEAK, adjective. Lacking in vigour or expression.
WEAK, adjective. Not prevalent or effective, or not felt to be prevalent; not potent; feeble.
WEAK, adjective. (stock exchange) Tending towards lower prices.
WEAK, adjective. (photography) Lacking contrast.
WEAK COPYLEFT, noun. A form of copyleft where not all derived works inherit the copyleft licence.
WEAK DECLENSION, noun. (grammar) The declension pattern of a weak noun.
WEAK FORCE, noun. The weak nuclear force.
WEAK IN THE KNEES, adjective. Alternative form of weak-kneed
WEAK INTERACTION, noun. (physics) The fundamental interaction responsible for the weak nuclear force.
WEAK NUCLEAR, adjective. Describing the weak nuclear force
WEAK NUCLEAR FORCE, noun. (physics) One of the four fundamental forces that is associated with nuclear decay. Its gauge bosons are the W+, W- and Z0 particles.
WEAK NUCLEAR FORCES, noun. Plural of weak nuclear force
WEAK NUCLEAR INTERACTION, noun. (physics) The fundamental interaction responsible for the weak nuclear force.
WEAK NUCLEAR INTERACTIONS, noun. Plural of weak nuclear interaction
WEAK SISTER, noun. (chiefly US) (idiomatic) (derogatory) A person who is cowardly or indecisive.
WEAK SISTER, noun. (chiefly US) (idiomatic) A person or thing which is the least robust or least dependable member of a group.
WEAK SISTERS, noun. Plural of weak sister
WEAK SORE, noun. (medicine) (archaic) A sore covered with pale, flabby, sluggish granulations.
WEAK SORES, noun. Plural of weak sore
WEAK TEA, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see weak,‎ tea.
WEAK TEA, noun. Weak (feeble) effort or proposal; unconvincing argument.
WEAK VERB, noun. (grammar) One of a class of Germanic verbs which use a dental affix appended to the stem to indicate tense.
WEAK VERBS, noun. Plural of weak verb

Dictionary definition

WEAK, adjective. Wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar".
WEAK, adjective. Overly diluted; thin and insipid; "washy coffee"; "watery milk"; "weak tea".
WEAK, adjective. (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress; "a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable"; "a weak stress on the second syllable".
WEAK, adjective. Wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings; "I'm only a fallible human"; "frail humanity".
WEAK, adjective. Tending downward in price; "a weak market for oil stocks".
WEAK, adjective. Deficient or lacking in some skill; "he's weak in spelling".
WEAK, adjective. Lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless".
WEAK, adjective. (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection.
WEAK, adjective. Not having authority, political strength, or governing power; "a weak president".
WEAK, adjective. Deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc; "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".
WEAK, adjective. Likely to fail under stress or pressure; "the weak link in the chain".
WEAK, adjective. Deficient in intelligence or mental power; "a weak mind".

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