weakenverb [I or T]uk /ˈwiː.kən/ us /ˈwiː.kən/
- In his journal, Captain Scott recorded that he and his companions were weakened by lack of food.
- Is TV responsible for weakening people's moral fibre?
- The latest setbacks have not weakened the government's resolve.
- The fire weakened the central tower, which eventually collapsed.
- This evidence weakens the case for the prosecution.