The household survey, which is the other survey the BLS does but gets far, far less attention, was weaker still.
LaFever had almost made it to the lake, but slowly had to jettison all of his gear as he got weaker.
“Most people say the House is the high-water mark and bills get weaker in the Senate, but the opposite is happening,” Booth said.
They attach seemingly innocuous language to legislation to make laws either toothless or open the door to weaker gun policies.
I begged the doctors to save my children [as] I watched them grow weaker and weaker every day.
weaker and weaker she grew now; always confined to bed; worse from day to day.
Christian Greece weaker than at any time since she became a kingdom.
For weaker brethren many excursions into the rough are almost certain to be fatal.
The strong man was now the weaker; the father and not the daughter wept.
Has it been the history of the union of the stronger and weaker races that the stronger have given up their desires?
c.1300, from Old Norse veikr "weak," cognate with Old English wac "weak, pliant, soft," from Proto-Germanic *waikwaz "yield," *wikanan "bend" (cf. Old Saxon wek, Swedish vek, Middle Dutch weec, Dutch week "weak, soft, tender," Old High German weih "yielding, soft," German weich "soft," from PIE root *weik- "to bend, wind" (see vicarious). Sense of "lacking authority" is first recorded early 15c.; that of "lacking moral strength" late 14c. Weak-kneed "wanting in resolve" is from 1870.