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adjective [-er/-est only]  us   /wik/

weak adjective [-er/-est only] (NOT STRONG)

lacking strength or energy, or likely to stop working or break: After having been so sick, it’s not surprising you still feel weak. That old chair is very weak and needs gluing. A drink that is weak lacks flavor: The coffee was weak and tasteless. A weak link is the part of something that is most likely to break: This year, the team’s only weak link is that third baseman.

weak adjective [-er/-est only] (BELOW STANDARD)

below standard; not good enough: He was always weak in languages but strong in science.
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