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Princeton's WordNet

  1. weak-kneed(adj)

    lacking will power or resolution

    "the role of the dissenter is not for the weak-kneed"


  1. weak-kneed(Adjective)

    Lacking will power or strength of character; timid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weak-kneed(adj)

    having weak knees; hence, easily yielding; wanting resolution

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of weak-kneed in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of weak-kneed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of weak-kneed in a Sentence

  1. Nile Gardiner:

    Undoubtedly this report will embarrass The Obama administration because the White House has gone out of its way to try to appease the Muslim Brotherhood, and so this report I think dramatically undercuts the Obama presidency’s weak-kneed approach on this matter.

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