weak-minded

  • 1 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 …

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  • 2 weak-minded — adj showing little intelligence, or easily persuaded ▪ a weak minded man …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 weak-minded — adjective a person who is weak minded shows little intelligence or determination …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 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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  • 5 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*,… …

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

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

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  • 8 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 …

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  • 9 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] * * * …

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  • 10 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,… …

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  • 11 weak-minded — a. Shallow, weak, soft, sappy, feeble minded, short witted, half witted, weak headed …

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  • 12 weak minded — Synonyms and related words: abulic, afraid, brainless, cowardly, faint, fainthearted, feeble, feebleminded, foolish, frail, infirm, invertebrate, mindless, nitwitted, pliable, silly, soft, spineless, unwitty, weak, weak kneed, weak willed …

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  • 13 weak-minded — adjective Date: 1592 having or indicating a weak mind: a. lacking in judgment or good sense ; foolish b. feebleminded • weak mindedness noun …

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  • 14 weak-minded — /ˈwik maɪndəd/ (say week muynduhd) adjective 1. having or showing a want of firmness of mind. 2. having or showing a weak or feeble mind. –weak mindedness, noun …

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  • 15 weak-minded — adj pliable, faint hearted, irresolute, persuasible, submissive, compliant, weak kneed, persuadable FORMAL complaisant, pusillanimous COLLOQ. spineless ≠ strong willed …

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  • 16 weak-minded — adjective a) lacking judgement b) foolish …

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  • 17 weak minded — adj. of low intelligence (Offensive); easily convinced, persuaded without difficulty; foolish …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 Weak — (w[=e]k), a. [Compar. {Weaker} (w[=e]k [ e]r); superl. {Weakest}.] [OE. weik, Icel. veikr; akin to Sw. vek, Dan. veg soft, flexible, pliant, AS. w[=a]c weak, soft, pliant, D. week, G. weich, OHG. weih; all from the verb seen in Icel. v[=i]kja to… …

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  • 19 Weak conjugation — Weak Weak (w[=e]k), a. [Compar. {Weaker} (w[=e]k [ e]r); superl. {Weakest}.] [OE. weik, Icel. veikr; akin to Sw. vek, Dan. veg soft, flexible, pliant, AS. w[=a]c weak, soft, pliant, D. week, G. weich, OHG. weih; all from the verb seen in Icel. v[ …

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  • 20 Weak declension — Weak Weak (w[=e]k), a. [Compar. {Weaker} (w[=e]k [ e]r); superl. {Weakest}.] [OE. weik, Icel. veikr; akin to Sw. vek, Dan. veg soft, flexible, pliant, AS. w[=a]c weak, soft, pliant, D. week, G. weich, OHG. weih; all from the verb seen in Icel. v[ …

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