weak vs week :

weak or 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.

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Definitions

  • a  wanting in physical strength
    a weak pillar
  • s  overly diluted; thin and insipid
    weak tea
  • s  (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
    a weak stress on the second syllable
  • 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
    a weak market for oil stocks
  • s  deficient or lacking in some skill
    he's weak in spelling
  • 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
    a weak president
  • s  deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc
    weak colors
    a weak pulse
  • s  likely to fail under stress or pressure
    the weak link in the chain
  • s  deficient in intelligence or mental power
    a weak mind

  • n  any period of seven consecutive days
    it rained for a week
  • n  hours or days of work in a calendar week
    they worked a 40-hour week
  • n  a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday
News & Articles


  • This week: moving rendition of the national anthem, a curious justice and Menil Collection.
    This week: moving rendition of the national anthem, a curious justice and Menil Collection. Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 5:29 pm, Friday, June 14, 2013 Hizzoner outlined a comprehensive plan this week to protect his city from the threat of rising sea levels and ...
    June 15, 2013 - Houston Chronicle
  • Week of Champions back under new leadership
    Week of Champions has brought in professional athletes to work with area children and share their faith for the last 35 years. But last summer, officials were not sure if the annual free sports camp would continue.
    June 15, 2013 - Savannah Morning News
  • WEEK AHEAD: FedEx, Oracle, Darden to Report Earnings
    WEEK AHEAD: FedEx, Oracle, Darden to Report Earnings
    June 14, 2013 - Nasdaq