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Related / Similar Words: watery, washy, forceless, unforceful, effeminate, fallible, frail, imperfect, powerless, decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, sapless, weakly, unaccented, light

 

Definition:
  • overly diluted; thin and insipid; "washy coffee"; "watery milk"; "weak tea";
  • lacking force; feeble; "a forceless argument";
  • characterized by excessive softness or self-indulgence; "an effeminate civilization";
  • having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings; "I''m only human"; "frail humanity";
  • lacking physical strength or vigor;
  • lacking power;
  • used of verbs having standard (or regular) inflection;
  • lacking physical strength or vitality; "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless";
  • 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";
  • having little physical or spiritual strength; "a weak radio signal"; "a weak link";

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    See Also: impotent, ineffective, uneffective, ineffectual, delicate, tender, untoughened, powerless

     

    Attributes: power, powerfulness, strength

     

    Anagrams: wake, weka, Wake

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: слаб   Chinese: 微弱  
    Dutch: zwak   Esperanto: malforta  
    French: faible   German: schwach  
    Greek: αδύνατος   Hebrew: חלש  
    Hungarian: gyenge   Indonesian: lemah  
    Italian: debole   Japanese: 弱い  
    Korean: 약한   Polish: słaby  
    Portuguese: fraco   Russian: слабый  
    Spanish: débil   Swedish: svag  
    Turkish: zayıf   Welsh: gwan  
     
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