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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WEAK, adjective [G. The primary sense of the root is to yield, fail, give way, recede, or to be soft.]

1. Having little physical strength; feeble. Children are born weak; men are rendered weak by disease.

2. Infirm; not healthy; as a weak constitution.

3. Not able to bear a great weight; as a weak bridge; weak timber.

4. Not strong; not compact; easily broken; as a weak ship; a weak rope.

5. Not able to resist a violent attack; as a weak fortress.

6. Soft; pliant; not stiff.

7. Low; small; feeble; as a weak voice.

8. Feeble of mind; wanting spirit; wanting vigor of understanding; as a weak prince; a weak magistrate.

To think every thing disputable, si a proof of a weak mind and captious temper.

9. Not much impregnated with ingredients, or with things that excite action, or with stimulating and nourishing substances; as weak broth; weak tea; weak toddy; a weak solution; a weak decoction.

10. Not politically powerful; as a weak nation or state.

11. Not having force of authority or energy; as a weak government.

12. Not having moral force or power to convince; not well supported by truth or reason; as a weak argument.

13. Not well supported by argument; as weak reasoning.

14. Unfortified; accessible; impressible; as the weak side of a person.

15. Not having full conviction or confidence; as weak in faith.

16. weak land is land of a light thin soil. [I believe never used in New England.]

WEAK, verb transitive To make weak [Not used.]

WEAK, verb intransitive To become weak [Not used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WEAKEN, verb transitive

1. To lessen the strength of, or to deprive of strength; to debilitate; to enfeeble; as, to weaken the body; to weaken the mind; to weaken the hands of the magistrate; to weaken the force of an objection or an argument.

2. To reduce in strength or spirit; as, to weaken tea; to weaken any solution or decoction.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WEAKENED, participle passive Debilitated; enfeebled; reduced in strength.

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WEAKENER, noun He or that which weakens.

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WEAKENING, participle present tense Debilitating; enfeebling; reducing the strength or vigor of any thing.

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WEAK-HEARTED, adjective Having little courage; dispirited.

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WEAKLING, noun A feeble creature.

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WEAKLY, adverb

1. Feebly; with little physical strength; faintly; not forcible; as a fortress weakly defended.

2. With want of efficacy.

Was plighted faith so weakly seald above?

3. With feebleness of mind or intellect; indiscretely; injuriously.

Beneath pretended justice weakly fall.

4. Timorously; with little courage or fortitude.

WEAKLY, adjective Not strong of constitution; infirm; as a weakly woman; a man of a weakly constitution.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. Want of physical strength; want of force or vigor; feebleness; as the weakness of a child; the weakness of an invalid; the weakness of a wall or bridge, or of thread or cordage.

2. Want of sprightliness.

Soft, without weakness; without glaring, gay.

3. Want of steadiness.

By such a review, we shall discern and strengthen our weaknesses.

4. Infirmity; unhealthiness; as weakness of constitution.

5. Want of moral force or effect upon the mind; as the weakness of evidence; the weakness of arguments.

6. Want of judgment; feebleness of mind; foolishness.

All wickedness is weakness

7. Defect; failing; fault; with a plural.

Many take pleasure in spreading abroad the weaknesses of an exalted character.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WEAKSIDE, noun [weak and side.] Foible; deficience; failing; infirmity.