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Definitions for: WEAK

weak
(a.) To make or become weak; to weaken.
(v. i.) Wanting physical strength.
(v. i.) Deficient in strength of body; feeble; infirm; sickly; debilitated; enfeebled; exhausted.
(v. i.) Not able to sustain a great weight, pressure, or strain; as, a weak timber; a weak rope.
(v. i.) Not firmly united or adhesive; easily broken or separated into pieces; not compact; as, a weak ship.
(v. i.) Not stiff; pliant; frail; soft; as, the weak stalk of a plant.
(v. i.) Not able to resist external force or onset; easily subdued or overcome; as, a weak barrier; as, a weak fortress.
(v. i.) Lacking force of utterance or sound; not sonorous; low; small; feeble; faint.
(v. i.) Not thoroughly or abundantly impregnated with the usual or required ingredients, or with stimulating and nourishing substances; of less than the usual strength; as, weak tea, broth, or liquor; a weak decoction or solution; a weak dose of medicine.
(v. i.) Lacking ability for an appropriate function or office; as, weak eyes; a weak stomach; a weak magistrate; a weak regiment, or army.
(v. i.) Not possessing or manifesting intellectual, logical, moral, or political strength, vigor, etc.
(v. i.) Feeble of mind; wanting discernment; lacking vigor; spiritless; as, a weak king or magistrate.
(v. i.) Resulting from, or indicating, lack of judgment, discernment, or firmness; unwise; hence, foolish.
(v. i.) Not having full confidence or conviction; not decided or confirmed; vacillating; wavering.
(v. i.) Not able to withstand temptation, urgency, persuasion, etc.; easily impressed, moved, or overcome; accessible; vulnerable; as, weak resolutions; weak virtue.
(v. i.) Wanting in power to influence or bind; as, weak ties; a weak sense of honor of duty.
(v. i.) Not having power to convince; not supported by force of reason or truth; unsustained; as, a weak argument or case.
(v. i.) Wanting in point or vigor of expression; as, a weak sentence; a weak style.
(v. i.) Not prevalent or effective, or not felt to be prevalent; not potent; feeble.
(v. i.) Lacking in elements of political strength; not wielding or having authority or energy; deficient in the resources that are essential to a ruler or nation; as, a weak monarch; a weak government or state.
(v. i.) Tending towards lower prices; as, a weak market.
(v. i.) Pertaining to, or designating, a verb which forms its preterit (imperfect) and past participle by adding to the present the suffix -ed, -d, or the variant form -t; as in the verbs abash, abashed; abate, abated; deny, denied; feel, felt. See Strong, 19 (a).
(v. i.) Pertaining to, or designating, a noun in Anglo-Saxon, etc., the stem of which ends in -n. See Strong, 19 (b).

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wake
wake
(n.) The track left by a vessel in the water; by extension, any track; as, the wake of an army.
(v. i.) To be or to continue awake; to watch; not to sleep.
(v. i.) To sit up late festive purposes; to hold a night revel.
(v. i.) To be excited or roused from sleep; to awake; to be awakened; to cease to sleep; -- often with up.
(v. i.) To be exited or roused up; to be stirred up from a dormant, torpid, or inactive state; to be active.
(v. t.) To rouse from sleep; to awake.
(v. t.) To put in motion or action; to arouse; to excite.
(v. t.) To bring to life again, as if from the sleep of death; to reanimate; to revive.
(v. t.) To watch, or sit up with, at night, as a dead body.
(n.) The act of waking, or being awaked; also, the state of being awake.
(n.) The state of forbearing sleep, especially for solemn or festive purposes; a vigil.
(n.) An annual parish festival formerly held in commemoration of the dedication of a church. Originally, prayers were said on the evening preceding, and hymns were sung during the night, in the church; subsequently, these vigils were discontinued, and the day itself, often with succeeding days, was occupied in rural pastimes and exercises, attended by eating and drinking, often to excess.
(n.) The sitting up of persons with a dead body, often attended with a degree of festivity, chiefly among the Irish.
weka
weka
(n.) A New Zealand rail (Ocydromus australis) which has wings so short as to be incapable of flight.