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Meaning of weak

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar" [ant:
      2: overly diluted; thin and insipid; "washy coffee"; "watery
         milk"; "weak tea" [syn: {watery}, {washy}, {weak}]
      3: (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no
         stress; "a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light
         syllable"; "a weak stress on the second syllable" [syn:
         {unaccented}, {light}, {weak}]
      4: wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the
         attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings; "I'm only
         a fallible human"; "frail humanity" [syn: {fallible},
         {frail}, {imperfect}, {weak}]
      5: tending downward in price; "a weak market for oil stocks"
      6: deficient or lacking in some skill; "he's weak in spelling"
      7: lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble
         old woman"; "her body looked sapless" [syn: {decrepit},
         {debile}, {feeble}, {infirm}, {rickety}, {sapless}, {weak},
      8: (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection
      9: not having authority, political strength, or governing power;
         "a weak president"
      10: deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity
          or brightness or loudness etc; "a faint outline"; "the wan
          sun cast faint shadows"; "the faint light of a distant
          candle"; "weak colors"; "a faint hissing sound"; "a faint
          aroma"; "a weak pulse" [syn: {faint}, {weak}]
      11: likely to fail under stress or pressure; "the weak link in
          the chain"
      12: deficient in intelligence or mental power; "a weak mind"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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