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weakness

weak·ness

weakness

 
 
pronunciation:
wik nihs
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the quality or condition of being weak.
synonyms:
feebleness, frailty, impotence, powerlessness
antonyms:
power, puissance, strength, vigor
similar words:
anemia, debility, decrepitude, delicacy, disability, fatigue, incapacity, infirmity, limitation, vice
definition 2: an instance of being weak.
similar words:
failure, infirmity, lapse
definition 3: a personal flaw or area of inadequacy; failing; defect.
synonyms:
defect, failing, fault, flaw
antonyms:
strength
similar words:
Achilles heel, disability, foible, frailty, handicap, hole, imperfection, infirmity, shortcoming
definition 4: a special liking.
a weakness for Italian food
synonyms:
fancy, fondness, liking, partiality, taste
similar words:
appetite, bent, love, passion, penchant, preference, proclivity, propensity