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weak

(wēk) [Old Norse veikr, flexible]
1. Lacking physical strength or vigor; infirm, esp. as compared with what would be the normal or usual for that individual.
2. Dilute, as in a weak solution, or weak tea.
3. Biologically or chemically active; said, e.g., of acids, bases, electrolytes, muscles, or toxins.
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The weaker those foundations, the weaker a nation--or organization of any kind.
This is one of the risks of a war against the weak: Men may conclude that anyone weaker than themselves is a legitimate target.
She seemed to be getting weaker and weaker," Kelly later recalled.
That behavior may leave the males weaker and more vulnerable to infection.