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.
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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
Examples of weakness in a Sentence
The economic weakness is a concern, particularly given much of the interest in the CSeries has come from outside of the U.S. market, while we still believe the CSeries will be launched by late 2015, or early 2016, the opportunity to reshape the market has probably been lost.
Weaknesses are not something to hide or be ashamed of, because within each weakness lies a promise of new opportunity to improve. Life is never meant to be easy, especially for those who dream. Recognizing the weakness and the latent potential opportunity to improve would raise you right away beyond that weakness - to a better version of yourself, enabling you to make your dreams come true. Good luck, my friend!
We saw weakness in more U.S. durable goods, but one can track that directly to softness in manufacturing and oil, which is distinct from the strength across the service sector, nonetheless, it strengthens the hand of those pointing to the Fed doing less, and questions the case of the USD bulls.
The weakness in the Turkish market is clearly related to what is going on in Syria, the tensions between Turkey and Russia and the terrorist attacks - the underperformance can only be explained by this factor.
For us, shipping is a desperately needed source of foreign income, which addresses the country's fundamental weakness which is the lack of foreign exchange.
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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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