Weakly
Weakly Weak"ly, a. [Compar. {Weaklier}; superl. {Weakliest}.] Not strong of constitution; infirm; feeble; as, a weakly woman; a man of a weakly constitution. [1913 Webster]

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  • Weakly — Weak ly, adv. In a weak manner; with little strength or vigor; feebly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weakly — index nonsubstantial (not sturdy) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • weakly — ► ADVERB ▪ in a weak manner. ► ADJECTIVE (weaklier, weakliest) ▪ weak or sickly …   English terms dictionary

  • weakly — [wēklē] adj. weaklier, weakliest sickly; feeble; weak adv. in a weak manner weakliness n …   English World dictionary

  • weakly — UK [ˈwiːklɪ] / US [ˈwɪklɪ] adverb Word forms weakly : comparative weaklier superlative weakliest without much strength or force Humiliated, he smiled weakly before leaving the room. Please, don t fuss, Joseph protested weakly. She struggled for… …   English dictionary

  • weakly — weak|ly [ wikli ] adverb without much strength or force: Humiliated, he smiled weakly before leaving the room. Please, don t fuss, Joseph protested weakly. She struggled for breath, coughing weakly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • weakly — adv. Weakly is used with these adjectives: ↑organized, ↑positive Weakly is used with these verbs: ↑correlate, ↑cough, ↑grin, ↑joke, ↑laugh, ↑lean, ↑murmur, ↑mutter, ↑n …   Collocations dictionary

  • weakly — 1. adjective /ˈwiːkli/ Frail, sickly or of a delicate constitution; weak. Oh, a huge crab, Jacob murmured and begins his journey on weakly legs on the sandy bottom. 2. adverb /ˈwiːkli/ With little strength or …   Wiktionary

  • weakly — adjective Date: 1577 feeble, weak • weakliness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weakly — weakliness, n. /week lee/, adj., weaklier, weakliest, adv. adj. 1. weak or feeble in constitution; not robust; sickly. adv. 2. in a weak manner. [1350 1400; ME weekely. See WEAK, LY] Syn. 1. See weak. * * * …   Universalium

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