Synonyms of weak


1. weak (vs. strong), anemic, anaemic, adynamic, asthenic, debilitated, enervated, faint, feeble, feeble, lame, flimsy, jerry-built, shoddy, namby-pamby, gutless, spineless, wishy-washy, pale, pallid, wan, sick, puny, vulnerable, weakened, delicate, tender#6, untoughened, powerless

usage: wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar"

2. watery, washy, weak, diluted (vs. undiluted), dilute

usage: overly diluted; thin and insipid; "washy coffee"; "watery milk"; "weak tea"

3. unaccented, light, weak, unstressed (vs. stressed)

usage: (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"

4. fallible, frail, imperfect, weak, human (vs. nonhuman)

usage: 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"

5. weak, down (vs. up)

usage: tending downward in price; "a weak market for oil stocks"

6. weak, unskilled (vs. skilled)

usage: deficient or lacking in some skill; "he's weak in spelling"

7. decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weakly, frail (vs. robust)

usage: lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"

8. weak, regular (vs. irregular)

usage: (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection

9. weak, powerless (vs. powerful)

usage: not having authority, political strength, or governing power; "a weak president"

10. faint, weak, perceptible (vs. imperceptible)

usage: 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"

11. weak, fallible (vs. infallible)

usage: likely to fail under stress or pressure; "the weak link in the chain"

12. weak, stupid (vs. smart)

usage: deficient in intelligence or mental power; "a weak mind"

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