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weak

adjective /wiːk/
lacking in physical strength
débil
Her illness has made her very weak.
not strong in character
débil
I’m very weak when it comes to giving up cigarettes.
(of a liquid) diluted; not strong
flojo, aguado, poco cargado
weak tea.
(of an explanation etc) not convincing
flojo, pobre, poco convincente
a weak argument.
(of a joke) not particularly funny.
sin gracia, soso
weakly adverb
débilmente
She smiled weakly.
weaken verb to (cause to) become weak, especially in physical strength or character
debilitar(se)
The patient has weakened The strain of the last few days has weakened him.
weakling /-liŋ/ noun a weak person, animal, or plant
debilucho, enfermizo
The other children considered him to be a weakling and he was often bullied.
weakness noun the state of being weak
debilidad
His weakness after the operation meant that he had to rest.
something weak or faulty; a defect
debilidad
weaknesses of character Smoking is one of my weaknesses.
have a weakness for to have a liking for
tener debilidad por
She has a weakness for chocolate biscuits.
(Definition of weak from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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