weak vs week : Common Errors in English

About weak vs week

People often absentmindedly write “last weak” or “next weak.” Less often they write “I feel week.” These mistakes will not be caught by a spelling checker.“Weak” is the opposite of “strong.” A week is made up of seven days.

weak Meaning(s)

  • (a) wanting in physical strength
  • (s) overly diluted; thin and insipid
  • (s) (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
  • (s) wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
  • (s) tending downward in price
  • (s) deficient or lacking in some skill
  • (s) lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
  • (s) (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection
  • (s) not having authority, political strength, or governing power
  • (s) deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc
  • (s) likely to fail under stress or pressure
  • (s) deficient in intelligence or mental power

week Meaning(s)

  • (n) any period of seven consecutive days
  • (n) hours or days of work in a calendar week
  • (n) a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday

weak in News

  1. A Weak Revenue Environment Is Not a Problem for These Banks

    A Weak Revenue Environment Is Not a Problem for These Banks        
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Motley Fool

  2. Weak PC Demand Weighs on Tech Sector

    Shares of Texas Instruments fell close to 3% on Tuesday a day after the chip maker narrowed its outlook for the second quarter citing weak sales of PCs and game consoles.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: FOX Business

  3. Weak Inflation May Argue For More Fed Stimulus

    Weak Inflation May Argue For More Fed Stimulus
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Nasdaq

week in News

  1. The Week Ender: Happenings June 14 to 16

    The Week Ender appears every Thursday in Yale News and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the University Friday-Sunday.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Yale University Office of Public Affairs

  2. One Week Later Pain Lingers at Collapse Site

    One week after six people were killed and 13 injured when a demolition went wrong, people continue to stop by the disaster site to remember those lost. Photo Credit: Vince Lattanzio, NBC10.com
    on June 13, 2013 Source: NBC Philadelphia

  3. Week of Champions set to kick off for 35th time

    Week of Champions, which returns Monday for its 35th year on Hilton Head Island, provides a week of free sports clinics for area youth with a Christian message. The camp is now the FCA's largest and is in the hands of director Chuck Workman.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Island Packet

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