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English definition of “weak-willed”


adjective     /ˌwiːkˈwɪld/
not having the determination that is needed to continue with a difficult course of action : My diets are never successful - I'm just too weak-willed.Weakness and vulnerability
(Definition of weak-willed adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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