Weak synonyms

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Frail in health
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In poor health; chronically sick or prone to sickness; not strong or robust
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Susceptible to emotional injury, especially in being easily hurt:
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Watery; insipid; thin
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Lacking vigor or effectiveness; inadequate:
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Weakened or worn out from age or wear
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Affected with palsy.
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Lacking in capacity or experience
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Without courage or hope; timid
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Not adequate; not sufficient; not equal to what is required
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Inadequate; incompetent:
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Free from constraints preventing completion of task; permitted to; not prevented from. [First attested from around 1350 to 1470).]
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Not dependable or reliable; questionable
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Alternative spelling of top-heavy.
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Foolish; silly.
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Despicable and cowardly.
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Wavering or tending to waver in motion, opinion, etc.
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Invalid is defined as not correct or provable or not legally recognized.
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(Idiomatic) Cowardly, lacking bravery.
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Lacking plausibility; unconvincing:
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Lacking training, not having been instructed in something.
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Noted for lack of regularity or uniformity.
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(Of water) Low in dissolved calcium compounds.
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Active or dynamic:
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Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
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Not defended or not able to be defended.
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Impotent is defined as to be unable to have sexual intercourse.
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Not effectual; not producing or not able to produce the desired effect
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Unsure of how to act or proceed; undecided.
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Affected with or suffering from rickets.
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Having a weak or flexible backbone
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The definition of thin is having little depth, being lean or not having a lot of something.
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Lacking in capacity or experience
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Being in an early period of life or growth; not old
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Willing to face danger, pain, or trouble; not afraid
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Possessing adequate talents or accomplishments; of competent power or ability; qualified; fit.
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Able and efficient; having the ability needed for a specific task; having the disposition to do something; permitting or being susceptible to something.
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The definition of fit is proper, appropriate or in good physical condition.
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Protected; defended.
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Free from danger or injury; undamaged or unhurt:
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Free from risk of loss; safe:
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Having strikingly bright colors:
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The definition of noisy is a loud person, thing or activity.
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Easily broken; mentally or physically fragile; not firm or durable; liable to fail and perish; easily destroyed; not tenacious of life; weak; infirm.
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Lacking substance; tenuous or flimsy:
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Not firm or strong physically; weak; feeble, as from old age
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The definition of puny is something insufficient in size or strength.
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Not safe, firm, or solid; insecure
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Not solid or heavy; flimsy; light
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Not safe from danger
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Tending to totter.
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Wavering or fickle:
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Lacking confidence.
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Tending to wobble; unsteady.
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Unable to defend oneself or to act without help.
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Lacking strength or power; helpless and totally ineffectual.
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Weakened; diluted.
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Containing too much water; diluted:
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Run down, damaged, in disrepair.
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Weak in color; pale
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Capable of making an error:
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Having weak stress or no stress, as in pronunciation or metrical rhythm.
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Mildly dizzy or faint:
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Inflexible, liable to break or snap easily under stress or pressure.
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Flimsy or thin in texture or substance; lacking firmness
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Loose and rickety; likely to fall to pieces; shaky
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Having a bad odor because of decomposition or decay; putrid; foul-smelling
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Cowardly; timid; shy
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Having the string or strings loosened or detached, as a bow, racket, etc.
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Hesitating or undecided; vacillating; doubtful
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The definition of frightened is afraid, anxious or feeling fear.
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Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
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(Of an image etc) not clearly defined or not having a sharp outline; faint or dim
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Not bright; somewhat dark
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Lacking in volume
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Reduced; lowered; restrained; as, to speak with bated breath.
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Not audible; that cannot be heard or be distinctly heard
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That has been interrupted, suppressed etc
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Not bright or intelligent; stupid; slow of understanding.
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Lacking intensity or brilliance
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Narrow in outlook; petty:
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Trashy, trivial, of little value
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Poorly or inadequately equipped.
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Lacking in military power
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(--- Chiefly Brit.) Designating a company in which the liability of its shareholders is similarly restricted
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Not having been organized on a normal basis
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Impromptu:
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Recently finished; fresh:
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Made with green or leafy vegetables:
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Refreshing or cool.
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(Of motion) Pertaining to the direction reverse of normal.
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Intended for people who have a disability:
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(Football) Not caught in bounds or intercepted:
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Not tried; not attempted, tested, or proved
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Sizable; considerable:
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Lacking physical strength; said of things
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Marked by resoluteness or determination; firm:
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The definition of courageous is showing courage and being brave.
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(Of a person) Inclined to adventure; willing to incur risks; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring.
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Full of force; powerful, vigorous, effective, cogent, etc.
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Having learned from experience; made wise, competent, etc. by experience
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Of or from an expert
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Having undergone a course of training (sometimes in combination).
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Unable to produce a profitable yield of crops:
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Lacking vitality; listless and weak:
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Lacking in capacity or experience
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The definition of anodyne is something that eases pain, or something or someone that is relaxing or lacks vigor.
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(Pathology) Lacking muscle tone.
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Made, or become weak; subject to attenuation
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Characterized by a moderate, unperturbed, or tranquil quality, especially:
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The definition of cowardly is something characterized by a lack of courage.
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Causing a loss of energy or strength.
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(Grammar, of a verb) lacking some forms; e.g., having only one tense or being usable only in the third person.
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Lacking defense; unable to defend oneself; open to attack; helpless; unprotected
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The definition of degenerate is someone or something that has lost their former good character or morality.
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Lacking in capacity or experience
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Lacking in capacity or experience
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That has had something added in order to dilute it.
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Lacking moral restraint; indulging in sensual pleasures or vices.
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Aloof or chilly:
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The definition of effeminate is behaving like a woman or in a weak way.
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Characterized by extreme refinement or self-indulgence, often to the point of unworldiness or decadence:
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Lacking in capacity or experience
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The definition of enervating is something that drains you of strength or vitality.
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Lacking in capacity or experience
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Liable to error; fallible.
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Lacking in capacity or experience
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(Botany) grown in the dark
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Resembling gauze, as in thinness or translucency:
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Contrary to logic; lacking sense or sound reasoning.
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Not conclusive or final; not leading to a definite result
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Not discreet; lacking prudence, as in speech or action
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Not capable of producing a desired effect or result; ineffective.
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Without flavor; tasteless
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Lacking a backbone.
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The definition of lame is being physically disabled causing a limp or something that is weak and unsatisfactory.
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Without vigor or vitality; drooping; weak
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Liable to sin; subject to transgress the divine law.
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Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
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The definition of pliant is something pliable or that can be molded and shaped.
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Being such that attack, seizure, or capture is possible; vulnerable or assailable:
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Small, weak, or gentle; not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe.
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With the palm upward or away from the body
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Frail; delicate.
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Precarious or insecure:
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Displaying a lack of caution or thought.
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Not protected or defended against injury, danger, loss, etc.
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(Linguistics) Not stressed or accented:
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Not sustained.
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Characterized by or in poor health; sickly
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The definition of vapid is someone or something that is uninteresting or lacking flavor.
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Reduced, made less strong.
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Lacking in capacity or experience
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Having the characteristics of a wimp; feeble, indecisive, cowardly.
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The definition of worn is a person or thing that's been changed or damaged from being used, or showing the result of being overworked or worried.
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(Med.) Lack of vital force as a result of illness; debility
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Loss or lack of bodily strength; weakness; debility.
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Lack of accent or stress.
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(Engineering) A fabrication process in which a material is stretched out into a thin shape.
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A gradual reduction in personnel or membership because of resignation, retirement, or death, often viewed in contrast to reduction from layoffs.
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A generally weakened, emaciated condition of the body, esp. as associated with a chronic illness
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Lack of courage.
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The state of being weak or feeble; infirmity.
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An imperfection or lack that causes inadequacy or failure; a shortcoming or deficiency.
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State of being enervated; debility.
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Erosion is defined as the slow wearing away of something.
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The definition of a flaw is a mark or error that makes something faulty.
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The definition of foible is a small character flaw.
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(Pathology) Slowed or diminished movement of the body.
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A condition of abnormally diminished muscular movement
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Great stupidity or foolishness.
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Inability to copulate or beget children; sterility, erectile dysfunction, etc.
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(Medicine) A state of advanced lack of adequate nutrition, food or water, or a physiological inability to utilize them; starvation.
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The condition of being infirm, often as associated with old age; weakness or frailty:
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(Rare) The act of shaking or weakening or the resulting state; overthrow, ruination.
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A lack of interest or spirit; feeling of listlessness; indifference
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Lassitude is defined as a feeling of lethargy or a lack of mental or physical energy.
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Myasthenia gravis.
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Tabes dorsalis.
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Lack of substance; rarity, as of air
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(Uncountable) Susceptibility to attack or injury; the state or condition of being weak or poorly defended.
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(Countable) An inadequate quality; fault
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To make inferior, impure, not genuine, etc. by adding a harmful, less valuable, or prohibited substance
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To cause to waste away or become abortive; to starve or weaken.
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Attenuate is defined as to reduce the strength of an electrical signal.
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To sap the strength or energy of; enervate.
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(Obsolete, rare) To denude.
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To make listless or ineffective; lower the vitality of; weaken
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(Comput.) To make (a device, a software function, etc.) inactive
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To destroy the strength or force of; weaken
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Enervate is defined as to weaken or take away physical, mental or moral strength.
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To deprive of strength; make feeble.
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To exhaust is defined as to use up, tire out or discharge.
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(Computing) To set a program variable to true.
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To make incapable (of doing something)
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To put on an air of sentimental tenderness or wistful melancholy
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To cause to bend or give way; to load.
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To render worthless, useless, or futile
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Subvert is defined as to overthrow, destroy or undermine.
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To injure, weaken, or impair, esp. by subtle, stealthy, or insidious means
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To deprive of nerve, force, or strength; to weaken; to enfeeble.
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(Intransitive) To become weaker.
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To cause to droop or lose freshness:
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Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous:
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The definition of confident is to be certain about something or feeling sure of yourself and your abilities.
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Solid, rigid (material state)
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Intense; directed towards a specific location.
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Hard to hear or understand, as from being husky or slurred:
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Not firm or solid; weak or flimsy:
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The definition of precarious is something dependent on forces or circumstances outside one's control.
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The definition of incapable is not having the ability, strength or legal qualification to do something.
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Resembling water; watery.
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Difficult to believe; not plausible.
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Not likely to happen.
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So implausible as to elicit disbelief; unbelievable:
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Incredible; so surprising it is almost unable to believe.
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Inconceivable:
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Lacking stability
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Not capable of accomplishing anything
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Promising; Apt to achieve success or yield a desired outcome
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Not perfect; having a defect, fault, or error
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(Obsolete) Weak.
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Devoid of sap; dry.
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Lacking force, control, or effectiveness:
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Lacking force; weak; feeble
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(Often offensive) Exhibiting the deterioration in mind and body often accompanying old age; doddering.
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Suitable as a temporary or expedient substitute:
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Marked by or suggesting a lack of normal maturity:
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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.
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