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English definition of “weakness”

weakness

noun [C/U]    /ˈwik·nəs/
lack of strength or energy : [U] The building’s collapse was caused by weakness in several beams . Weakness is also a fault in someone’s character : [U] Is crying always a sign of weakness? A weakness is also a strong liking for something: [C] She admitted to a weakness for desserts .
(Definition of weakness noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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