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physically weak

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  • weak — W2S3 [wi:k] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(physical)¦ 2¦(likely to break)¦ 3¦(character)¦ 4¦(without power)¦ 5¦(without interest)¦ 6¦(without energy)¦ 7¦(not good at doing something)¦ 8¦(money)¦ 9¦(argument/idea)¦ 10¦(drink)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • weak — [wēk] adj. [ME waik < ON veikr, akin to OE wac, feeble (which the ON word replaced) < IE * weig , * weik (< base * wei , to bend) > WEEK, WICKER, L vicis, change] 1. a) lacking in strength of body or muscle; not physically strong b)… …   English World dictionary

  • weak — weak, feeble, frail, fragile, infirm, decrepit can mean not strong enough to bear, resist, or endure strain or pressure or to withstand difficulty, effort, or use. Weak is by far the widest in its range of application, being not only… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • weak — /wi:k/ adjective 1 PHYSICALLY not physically strong: The illness had left her feeling tired and weak. (+ with): Nina was weak with hunger. | weak heart/bladder/eyes etc (=that do not work properly) 2 CHARACTER easily influenced by other people… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Weak gravitational lensing — While the presence of any mass bends the path of light passing near it, this effect rarely produces the giant arcs and multiple images associated with strong gravitational lensing. Most lines of sight in the universe are thoroughly in the weak… …   Wikipedia

  • weak — /week/, adj., weaker, weakest. 1. not strong; liable to yield, break, or collapse under pressure or strain; fragile; frail: a weak fortress; a weak spot in armor. 2. lacking in bodily strength or healthy vigor, as from age or sickness; feeble;… …   Universalium

  • weak — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound ▪ become, get, go, grow …   Collocations dictionary

  • weak — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. feeble (see weakness); faulty, unsatisfactory; uncertain, unsure, irresolute; watery, diluted, attenuated; faint, soft. See imperfection, uncertainty, cowardice, changeableness, softness. II (Roget… …   English dictionary for students

  • physically — adv. Physically is used with these adjectives: ↑able, ↑abusive, ↑active, ↑afraid, ↑aggressive, ↑attached, ↑attractive, ↑capable, ↑challenging, ↑demanding, ↑disabled, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Strong link weak link — A Strong link / weak link and Exclusion zone nuclear detonation mechanism is a type of safety mechanism employed in the arming and firing mechanisms of modern nuclear weapons. It is a form of automatic safety interlock. [… …   Wikipedia

  • weaken — weak|en [ˈwi:kən] v [I and T] 1.) to make someone or something less powerful or less important, or to become less powerful ≠ ↑strengthen ▪ Over the last two years the president s position has weakened. ▪ Changes in policy have weakened the power… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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