Weak-minded
Weak-minded Weak"-mind`ed, a. Having a weak mind, either naturally or by reason of disease; feebleminded; foolish; idiotic. -- {Weak"-mind`ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • weak-minded — [wēkmīn΄did] adj. 1. not firm of mind; indecisive; unable to refuse or deny 2. mentally retarded; feebleminded 3. showing weakness of resolve or thought [a weak minded decision] weak mindedness n …   English World dictionary

  • weak-minded — adj showing little intelligence, or easily persuaded ▪ a weak minded man …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • weak-minded — adjective a person who is weak minded shows little intelligence or determination …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • weak-minded — [adj] indecisive astraddle, changeable, hemming and hawing*, hesitant, hesitating, indeterminate, irresolute, on the fence*, spineless, tentative, uncertain, undecided, undetermined, waffling, wavering, weak kneed*, wishy washy*, without guts*,… …   New thesaurus

  • weak-minded — index caitiff Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • weak-minded — UK / US adjective a person who is weak minded shows little intelligence or determination …   English dictionary

  • weak-minded — weak′ mind′ed adj. 1) having or showing a lack of mental firmness; irresolute; vacillating 2) feeble minded; foolish • Etymology: 1775–85 weak′ mind′ed•ly, adv. weak′ mind′ed•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • weak-minded — weak mindedly, adv. weak mindedness, n. /week muyn did/, adj. 1. having or showing a lack of mental firmness; irresolute; vacillating. 2. having or showing mental feebleness; foolish. [1775 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • weak-minded — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. moronic, idiotic, imbecilic, feebleminded; brainless, foolish, witless, empty headed, vacuous; vacillating, irresolute, fickle. See ignorance, doubt. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. foolish, moronic,… …   English dictionary for students

  • weak-minded — a. Shallow, weak, soft, sappy, feeble minded, short witted, half witted, weak headed …   New dictionary of synonyms

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