Associations to the word «Weakness»


WEAKNESS, noun. (uncountable) The condition of being weak.
WEAKNESS, noun. (countable) An inadequate quality; fault
WEAKNESS, noun. (countable) A special fondness or desire.

Dictionary definition

WEAKNESS, noun. A flaw or weak point; "he was quick to point out his wife's failings".
WEAKNESS, noun. Powerlessness revealed by an inability to act; "in spite of their weakness the group remains active".
WEAKNESS, noun. The property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain; "his weakness increased as he became older"; "the weakness of the span was overlooked until it collapsed".
WEAKNESS, noun. The condition of being financially weak; "the weakness of the dollar against the yen".
WEAKNESS, noun. A penchant for something even though it might not be good for you; "he has a weakness for chocolate".

Wise words

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