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Weak stomach muscles can lead to back problems.
He has always had a weak heart.
His position in the company is very weak.
We are in a weak bargaining position.
I was feeling weak and agreed to go.
He had a weak character, but not an evil one.
They can always improve by working on their weak points.
The report was criticized for being weak on detail.
The floorboards are weak in some places.
a weak gravitational field
The case is weak because it is based on very little real evidence.
He gave a very weak excuse for not being on time.
They were on weak ground, with no precedents for their action.
They exploited the weak points in their opponents’ defenses.
His faith in his family had become weak over the years.
The pound grew weaker against the dollar.
She makes the tea too weak.
a weak solution of hydrochloric acid
He had only a weak light to work by.
This is the American English definition of weak. View British English definition of weak.
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