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Engelsk navneord: weakness

1. weakness (om tilstand) a flaw or weak point


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was quick to point out his wife's failings.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)failing


Mindre specifikke termerimperfection, imperfectness


Mere specifikke termerfatigue, flaw, inadequacy, insufficiency

2. weakness (om egenskab) powerlessness revealed by an inability to act


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn spite of their weakness the group remains active.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)helplessness, impuissance


Mindre specifikke termerimpotence, impotency, powerlessness

3. weakness (om egenskab) the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis weakness increased as he became older.
The weakness of the span was overlooked until it collapsed.


Mindre specifikke termerproperty


Mere specifikke termeradynamia, attenuation, delicacy, enervation, faintness, fatigability, feebleness, flimsiness, fragility, inanition, insubstantiality, lassitude, lethargy, littleness, shoddiness, slackness, smallness, soft spot, tenuity, vulnerability, weak part, weak spot


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)strength

4. weakness (om tilstand) the condition of being financially weak


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe weakness of the dollar against the yen.


Mindre specifikke termerbad luck, ill luck, misfortune, tough luck


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)strength

5. weakness (om fornemmelse) a penchant for something even though it might not be good for you


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe has a weakness for chocolate.


Mindre specifikke termerpenchant, predilection, preference, taste









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