a flaw or weak point
"he was quick to point out his wife's failings"
helplessness, weakness, impuissance(noun)
powerlessness revealed by an inability to act
"in spite of their weakness the group remains active"
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"
the condition of being financially weak
"the weakness of the dollar against the yen"
a penchant for something even though it might not be good for you
"he has a weakness for chocolate"
The condition of being weak.
In a small number of horses, muscle weakness may progress to paralysis.
An inadequate quality; fault
His inability to speak in front of an audience was his weakness.
A special fondness or desire.
She is an athlete who has a weakness for chocolate.
the quality or state of being weak; want of strength or firmness; lack of vigor; want of resolution or of moral strength; feebleness
that which is a mark of lack of strength or resolution; a fault; a defect
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
Rank popularity for the word 'weakness' in Nouns Frequency: #1480
The numerical value of weakness in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of weakness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of weakness in a Sentence
Always forgive, for it is symbol of strength and never apologise, for it is a symbol of weakness.
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.
If you don't ask about muscle weakness in a study, you're not going to report it.
The yen's weakness is lifting investor appetite.
Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.
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- debilitat, feblesaCatalan, Valencian
- punto débil, debilidadSpanish
- heikkous, voimattomuusFinnish
- faiblesse, feblece, point faible, faibleFrench
- punto debole, debole, debolezzaItalian
- 弱み, 弱点, 泣き所, 弱さ, 脆弱, 弱小Japanese
- debilitat, feblesaOccitan
- ponto fraco, fraqueza, queda, fracoPortuguese
- слабость, недостатокRussian
- zayıflık, çelimsizlik, argınlık, sıskalıkTurkish
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