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Another word for weak

Adjective
  1. So lacking in strength as to be barely audible

  2. See also:

    strong

  3. Not capable of accomplishing anything

  4. See also:

    strong

    ability

  5. Lower than normal in strength or concentration due to admixture

  6. See also:

    strong

Another word for weak

Modifier
  1. Lacking physical strength; said of persons

  2. See also:

    sick

Synonym Study

  • Decrepit implies a being broken down, worn out, or decayed, as by old age or long use a decrepit old pensioner, a decrepit sofa
  • Infirm suggests a loss of strength or soundness, as through illness or age his infirm old grandfather
  • Frail suggests an inherent or constitutional delicacy or weakness, so as to be easily broken or shattered a frail body, conscience, etc.
  • Feeble suggests a pitiable weakness or ineffectiveness a feeble old man, a feeble joke
  • Weak , the broadest in application of these words, basically implies a lack or inferiority of physical, mental, or moral strength a weak muscle, mind, character, foundation, excuse, etc.