1. [ adjective ] having little physical or spiritual strength

"a weak radio signal" "a weak link"

Related terms: strong pale flimsy feeble faint flaccid flimsy namby-pamby puny anemic washy adynamic jerry-built breakaway vulnerable weakened delicate powerless tender strength
2. [ adjective ] overly diluted; thin and insipid
Synonyms: washy watery

"washy coffee" "watery milk" "weak tea"

Related terms: diluted
3. [ adjective ] lacking power
Synonyms: powerless
Related terms: powerful helpless flooded feeble low-powered impotent ineffective power
4. [ adjective ] used of vowels or syllables; pronounced with little or no stress
Synonyms: light unaccented

"a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable" "a weak stress on the second syllable"

Related terms: unstressed
5. [ adjective ] having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
Synonyms: imperfect frail fallible

"I'm only human" "frail humanity"

Related terms: human
6. [ adjective ] lacking physical strength or vigor
Synonyms: feeble infirm sapless weakly decrepit
Related terms: frail impotent
7. [ adjective ] lacking physical strength or vitality
Synonyms: decrepit feeble infirm sapless weakly debile

"a feeble old woman" "her body looked sapless"

Related terms: frail
8. [ adjective ] lacking physical strength or vigor
Related terms: impotent
9. [ adjective ] (grammar) used of verbs having standard (or regular) inflection
Related terms: grammar regular
10. [ adjective ] characterized by excessive softness or self-indulgence
Synonyms: effeminate

"an effeminate civilization"

Related terms: soft
11. [ adjective ] lacking force; feeble
Synonyms: forceless unforceful

"a forceless argument"

Related terms: forceful wimpish
Similar spelling:   Weaks