weakling


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Synonyms for weakling

Synonyms for weakling

a person who behaves in a childish, weak, or spoiled way

Synonyms for weakling

a person who is physically weak and ineffectual

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The Karate Kid is a solid remake of one of the most fondly cherished films of the 1980s about a weakling who dares to stand up to bullies and turns their aggression against them.
THE SON OF A WEAKLING FATHER and in turn the father of a weakling son, Edward I was one of the most formidable and effective of all English kings.
Tyler Miller, now a senior, has been bullied since sixth grade; he's the original 97-pound weakling.
Do you want to be remembered as a weakling, a man who gave up?
He was a cruel Gentile weakling who tried to wash his conscience with water as he handed Jesus over to a mob manipulated by a Jewish hierarchy.
His bizarre Harley-riding, chopper-piloting, reporter-threatening efforts to show executive manliness would have herniated a gorilla, but his Jesuitical denials that he ever favored force against Iraq, the No Child Left Behind Act, the USA PATRIOT Act, or NAFTA, all of which he voted for, make it clear that he's a 98-pound weakling when it comes to standing by his record.
Gullion, Leech, and Lyon are all initially from Indianapolis--their version of Malta, the Mediterranean island that served as the 98-pound weakling for bomb-happy Axis forces during World War II.
He says in an early scene: "I may turn out to be nothing but a weakling when push comes to shove.
Assertions of power, in McLaren's reading, these discourses invented--"constructed"--various new negative concepts of manhood, such as the cad, the weakling, the sadist, the exhibitionist, and others, having the effect of narrowing down the boundaries of respectable masculinity.
The situation gets worse when Ruth falls in love with and marries Ruby, a well-meaning but alcoholic weakling who descends into tantrums every time his fragile ego is bruised.
The hero of Un perdido (1917) is an over-wrought weakling unable to cope with reality, who finds refuge in alcohol.
The hero of Un perdido (1917) is an overwrought weakling who, unable to cope with reality, finds refuge in alcohol.
8) Make a spinach salad - Spinach contains cancer-fighting enzymes, sulforaphane, while iceberg lettuce is a nutritional weakling.
THIS SHIVERING weakling greyhound pup was rejected at first sight as being unsuitable for the racetrack.