What does weakness mean?

Definitions for weakness
ˈwik nɪsweak·ness

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word weakness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. failing, weakness(noun)

    a flaw or weak point

    "he was quick to point out his wife's failings"

  2. helplessness, weakness, impuissance(noun)

    powerlessness revealed by an inability to act

    "in spite of their weakness the group remains active"

  3. weakness(noun)

    the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain

    "his weakness increased as he became older"; "the weakness of the span was overlooked until it collapsed"

  4. weakness(noun)

    the condition of being financially weak

    "the weakness of the dollar against the yen"

  5. weakness(noun)

    a penchant for something even though it might not be good for you

    "he has a weakness for chocolate"

Wiktionary

  1. weakness(Noun)

    The condition of being weak.

    In a small number of horses, muscle weakness may progress to paralysis.

  2. weakness(Noun)

    An inadequate quality; fault

    His inability to speak in front of an audience was his weakness.

  3. weakness(Noun)

    A special fondness or desire.

    She is an athlete who has a weakness for chocolate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weakness(noun)

    the quality or state of being weak; want of strength or firmness; lack of vigor; want of resolution or of moral strength; feebleness

  2. Weakness(noun)

    that which is a mark of lack of strength or resolution; a fault; a defect

Freebase

  1. Weakness

    Weakness is an EP by Extinction of Mankind, released as a 7" in 1994. The cover was a fold-out poster with lyrics and artworks, 3000 were pressed with poster sleeve and 310 red. Still available via Skuld Releases.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'weakness' in Nouns Frequency: #1480

How to pronounce weakness?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say weakness in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of weakness in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of weakness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of weakness in a Sentence

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    Always forgive, for it is symbol of strength and never apologise, for it is a symbol of weakness.

  2. Benjamin Lu:

    The weakness in the dollar seen due to the rate cut expectations and a lot of short-covering due to the sudden jump in prices are behind the sharp move, with this move, the target for gold investors has moved to $1,400 and the key is to sustain this momentum for this week. On the longer term, it is going to be difficult to stay above $1,400 as with better conditions for riskier assets due to rate cuts, investors might move to equities.

  3. Rita Redberg:

    If you don't ask about muscle weakness in a study, you're not going to report it.

  4. Hikaru Sato:

    The yen's weakness is lifting investor appetite.

  5. Dwight D. Eisenhower:

    Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.

Images & Illustrations of weakness

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