Adjective(1) wanting in physical strength(2) overly diluted; thin and insipid(3) (used of vowels or syllables(4) wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings(5) tending downward in price(6) deficient or lacking in some skill(7) lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality(8) (used of verbs, or regular(9) not having authority, political strength, or governing power(10) deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc(11) likely to fail under stress or pressure(12) deficient in intelligence or mental power
(1) Amber couldn't help the faint blush, or the weak smile, as she nodded.(2) While the plot is pretty weak , it doesn't hurt the game too much.(3) To its great shame, the United States has a pathetically weak labor law which makes it easy for employers to harass and punish workers who try to organize unions.(4) But the overall verdict, delivered in the first police performance monitors published as part of a drive to tackle weak forces, is upbeat.(5) According to them, the bank's position was too weak to intervene because of its thin foreign exchange reserves.(6) Just when treatment was beginning take effect, the arrival of a female zebra at the zoo caused him to run around in excitement, causing grave damage to his already weak hoof.(7) He looked like a natural for comedy with his weak chin, receding hairline and a nose that looked as if someone had recently slammed a car door on it.(8) Our waitress's command of English was weak , almost non-existent in fact, and our food arrived at strange intervals.(9) ├ö├ç├┐Sterling has been weak and you would expect that to continue,├ö├ç├û he said.(10) He is a man of strong convictions and weak commitments.(11) The deliberate assault on the weak is not the spirit of Socialism but of Fascism.(12) That said, the coach admits that the team does have weak areas that need to be addressed, such as someone who consistently puts the puck in the net.(13) Mr. Erickson-Moore stood behind me and wrenched the leaf-pole from my weak grip, breaking it in half over his knee as though it were a mere twig.(14) Of course, I had no power and I was very weak physically, so I felt very helpless and exposed.(15) In fact, scientists could and did show that gravity was too weak a force to account for the movement of continents.(16) Their coach comes across as weak , making decisions to cater for the fading hero rather than the good of the team.