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so lacking in strength as to be barely audible

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not capable of accomplishing anything

lower than normal in strength or concentration due to admixture

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wanting in physical strength

overly diluted

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(used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress

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wanting in moral strength, courage, or will

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tending downward in price

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deficient or lacking in some skill

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lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality

(used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection

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not having authority, political strength, or governing power

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deficient in magnitude

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likely to fail under stress or pressure

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deficient in intelligence or mental power

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Newspapers at the time declared that the myth of women as the weaker sex was "shattered forever" by the young woman's brave feat.
The notion that women are the weaker sex has long been used to "protect" women against the rigours of certain types of work.
At a time when lots of efforts are going into eradicate the curse of gender disparity that has plagued our society for eons now, we suddenly have instances of the fairer sex shocking everyone with their escapades that leaves one questioning the practice of symbolizing them as the weaker sex.
It is not really a surprise we were known as the weaker sex, because you literally cannot get a breath"- Actress Keira Knightley (pictured) on wearing corsets for blockbuster films.
Africa is full of tourists pointing at hippos, Everest is a rubbish tip, and if you want to go up an Alp you can simply take a chair lift" Broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson "It is not really a surprise we were known as the weaker sex, because you literally cannot get a breath" Actress Keira Knightley on wearing corsets for films "A lot of the mumbly actors should have a bash at Oscar Wilde or Noel Coward in the theatre.
Some women are subjugated, assuming that they are the weaker sex.
I agree with most of the activists that women laws need bias in favour of the weaker sex but it should not be so much that it create marital problems and hampers holistic growth of a child from the marriage.
While on the one hand she is a female emancipation supporter, on the other, she states "Women are known to be the weaker sex and as I read the news of deaths and sickness, I could not stop the tears flowing down my eyes.
With this kind of a rise of women into power positions, soon we will be seeing the weaker sex emerging as the stronger one and ruling the world.
And it would not be any of the men who consistently showed themselves to be the weaker sex.
Dubai Young Arab women must be encouraged to erase stereotypes of being the weaker sex with limited social roles, said Shaikha Lubna Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of Foreign Trade, on Monday.
THE CONGRESS hasn't yet been able to push the women's reservation Bill providing for 33 per cent quota for the weaker sex in Parliament and state legislatures.
Whoever said women were the weaker sex didn't know what they were talking about.
Women lie more than men because society has already deemed women to be the weaker sex when it comes to shopping, and no woman likes to be branded with a negative stereotype.
Women are the weaker sex, dammit, and they ought to face this fact, stop trying to be men, and temper the excesses of manliness with nurturance and gentle criticism.