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Translation of "weak" - English-Spanish dictionary

weak

adjective   /wiːk/
B1 not physically strong débil He felt too weak to sit up.
B1 not good at something flojo She reads well but she is weak at spelling. →  Opposite strong
likely to break and not able to support things delicado a weak bridge
A weak drink has little taste or contains little alcohol. claro weak coffee
A weak reason, argument, or excuse is one that you do not have enough proof to support. débil The arguments she put forward were rather weak.
weakly adverb /ˈwiːk·li/
(Definition of weak from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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