Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Weakness (Page: 1636)

Weak"ness, n.

1. The quality or state of being weak; want of strength or firmness; lack of vigor; want of resolution or of moral strength; feebleness.

2. That which is a mark of lack of strength or resolution; a fault; a defect.

Many take pleasure in spreading abroad the weakness of an exalted character. Spectator.
Syn. -- Feebleness; debility; languor; imbecility; infirmness; infirmity; decrepitude; frailty; faintness.