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Princeton's WordNet

  1. weakeningnoun

    becoming weaker

  2. weakeningadjective

    the act of reducing the strength of something

  3. debilitative, enervating, enfeebling, weakeningadjective

    causing debilitation

  4. weakeningadjective

    moderating by making pain or sorrow weaker


  1. weakeningnoun

    An instance or process of loss of strength

  2. weakeningnoun

    A structural principle of mathematical logic that states that the hypotheses of any derived fact may be freely extended with additional assumptions


  1. weakening

    Weakening refers to the process or action of making something less strong, potent, rigid, intense, or effective. It can also refer to the deterioration or reduction in power, strength, quality, or value of something. This can apply to various contexts such as physical health, structures, arguments, economy, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weakening

    of Weaken

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of weakening in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of weakening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of weakening in a Sentence

  1. Joel Kan:

    The weakening economic outlook, high inflation, and persistent affordability challenges are impacting buyer demand.

  2. Joel Kan:

    Investors are contemplating the risks of the recent resurgence of Covid-19 cases to the labor market and economy, and Treasury rates and mortgage rates are moving lower as a result, the weakening in activity is potentially a signal that pent-up demand is starting to wane and that low housing supply is limiting prospective buyers' options.

  3. Kristin Nabers:

    Instead of taking advantage of every opportunity to make Georgia’s elections the most well-run in the country, our legislators are choosing to leave money on the table while weakening the very nonpartisan institutions that protect Georgians’ right to vote.

  4. Axel Weber:

    I think in general, monetary policy normalization is not an issue for this cycle. It's for the next cycle, they won't get it done this time because the economy is weakening.

  5. Sian Fenner:

    The weakening trend in Chinese import demand weighed heavily on exports across the rest of the region, we expect exports to remain under pressure.

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  • Jesus Nomeacuerdo
    Jesus Nomeacuerdo
    I like this page, but I think you should put some kind of example.
    LikeReply4 years ago

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(music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
A calcaneus
B meerschaum
C slur
D jocularity

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