weak

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weak area Achilles' heel , underbelly
strong, with no weak points airtight , cast-iron , irrefutable , undeniable
(neurophysiology) a nerve impulse resulting from a weak stimulus is just as strong as a nerve impulse resulting from a strong stimulus all-or-none law
weak, watered-down anemic , anodyne , insipid
nonpasserine bird having long wings and weak feet; spends much of its time in flight apodiform bird
(chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding association
slender, weak, and lightweight asthenic type , ectomorphy
small brightly colored stout-billed tropical bird having short weak wings barbet
weak-stemmed winter annual native to Mediterranean region for long established in southern United States; cultivated as a cover and pasture crop Caley pea , Lathyrus hirsutus , rough pea , singletary pea , wild winterpea
weak acid known only in solution; formed when carbon dioxide combines with water carbonic acid
short weak cry of a young bird cheep , peep
weak water-soluble acid found in many fruits (especially citrus fruits); used as a flavoring agent citric acid
weak soluble dibasic acid (the parent acid of cyanamide salts) cyanamid , cyanamide
state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age) debility , feebleness , frailness , frailty , infirmity , valetudinarianism
weak and depleted decadent , degenerate , drained , effete
weak from illness or age decrepit , infirm
person who is physically weak and ineffectual doormat , weakling , wuss
body of thin and weak build ectomorphic , leptosomic
change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body electrical skin response , electrodermal response , Fere phenomenon , galvanic skin response , GSR , psychogalvanic response , Tarchanoff phenomenon
interaction between charged elementary particles that is intermediate in strength between the strong and weak interactions; mediated by photons electromagnetic interaction
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