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weak-minded

[week-mahyn-did] /ˈwikˈmaɪn dɪd/
adjective
1.
having or showing a lack of mental firmness; irresolute; vacillating.
2.
having or showing mental feebleness; foolish.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85
Related forms
weak-mindedly, adverb
weak-mindedness, noun
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Examples for weak-minded
  • The implication that only weak-minded and weak-willed people need medication for their mental problems is unfair and untrue.
  • Religion is a business that makes a substantial profit preying on the fear of weak-minded individuals.
  • Remember, dogs can sense weakness from those who are perceived to be weak-minded.
British Dictionary definitions for weak-minded

weak-minded

adjective
1.
lacking in stability of mind or character
2.
another word for feeble-minded
Derived Forms
weak-mindedly, adverb
weak-mindedness, noun
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