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English definition of “the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak”

the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak

humorous saying
said when you would like to do something, but you do not have the time, skills, or energy necessary to do itInability and awkwardnessUnwilling and reluctantReady and willingLacking interest and enthusiasm
(Definition of the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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