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Weakly definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WEAKLY, adv.
1. Feebly; with little physical strength; faintly; not forcible; as a fortress weakly defended.
2. With want of efficacy.
Was plighted faith so weakly seald above?
3. With feebleness of mind or intellect; indiscretely; injuriously.
Beneath pretended justice weakly fall.
4. Timorously; with little courage or fortitude.
WEAKLY, a. Not strong of constitution; infirm; as a weakly woman; a man of a weakly constitution.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless" [syn: decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weakly] adv
1: in a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree; "weakly agreed to a compromise"; "wheezed weakly"; "he was weakly attracted to her" [ant: strongly]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1577 feeble, weak weakliness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adv. & adj. --adv. in a weak manner. --adj. (weaklier, weakliest) sickly, not robust. Derivatives: weakliness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Weakly Weak"ly, adv. In a weak manner; with little strength or vigor; feebly.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see weak

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Feeble, weak, infirm.

Moby Thesaurus

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