a flaw or weak point
"he was quick to point out his wife's failings"
helplessness, weakness, impuissancenoun
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.
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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
It dismisses any concerns of a potential slump in household spending after some weakness in the last few months. Not that there is much doubt any more, but this supports the case for a rate hike by the Fed next week.
Every age, every culture, every custom and tradition has its own character, its own weakness and its own strength, its beauties and cruelties; it accepts certain sufferings as matters of course, puts up patiently with certain evils. Human life is reduced to real suffering, to hell, only when two ages, two cultures and religions overlap.
The main concern is what was a strength has become a weakness, they have very good global coverage but that does mean that two-thirds of their sales are in areas of the market that are going backwards.
Weakness in China's economy isn't new ... but China's reaction function seems limited at this stage. They have to focus on weakening the currency, rather than adopting the massive stimulus that some might hope and pray for, we may see subdued commodity prices and therefore continued weakness in the commodity-related names.
Frankly, I don't know who's behind it yet, sending me a message by shooting at my friend's car is weakness.
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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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