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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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References in classic literature ?
The reaction from the terrific strain of excitement left the weak survivors trembling and prostrated.
Jane Porter sank weak and trembling against the side of the boat.
We must draw once more before we are too weak even to eat," he whispered.
Weak as it was it had strength enough for this in its mad efforts to eat.
With his back against the wall for support, so weak the reaction left him, Bradley stood watching the creature upon the floor.
He said there was a way out, that he had discovered it but was too weak to use his knowledge.
Because he exercised headcraft and not witchcraft, he rose from the meanest IGLOO to be head man of his village, and through all the years that he lived, it is related, his tribe was prosperous, and neither widow nor weak one cried aloud in the night because there was no meat.
Towards the Knight, so weak that he could scarcely hold his sword, this Giant came stalking.
But the Red Cross Knight was still so weak and feeble that Despair almost persuaded him to kill himself.
And he hearkened unto his weak reason: like lead lay its words upon him-- thereupon he robbed when he murdered.
And now once more lieth the lead of his guilt upon him, and once more is his weak reason so benumbed, so paralysed, and so dull.
I told him that I dreamt of a world like shambles, where the weak would be taken in hand for utter extermination.
First the great multitude of the weak must go, then the only relatively strong.
I don't know,' replies Venus, who is a haggard melancholy man, speaking in a weak voice of querulous complaint, 'to what to attribute it, Mr Wegg.
To which Mr Venus only replies, shaking his shock of dusty hair, and winking his weak eyes, 'Don't sauce ME, in the wicious pride of your youth; don't hit ME, because you see I'm down.