weakness :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words


week nuhs

  • n  a flaw or weak point
  • n  powerlessness revealed by an inability to act
    in spite of their weakness the group remains active
  • n  the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain
    his weakness increased as he became older
    the weakness of the span was overlooked until it collapsed
  • n  the condition of being financially weak
    the weakness of the dollar against the yen
  • n  a penchant for something even though it might not be good for you
    he has a weakness for chocolate

  • A new poll by Democracy Corps gives Barack Obama strong approval on national security issues, traditionally a weakness for Democrats.
  • Does he double down on his weakness or does he compensate for it? For months, much of the Democratic Party intelligentsia in Washington has insisted that Obama must do the latter .
  • He has a huge following among union households, another of Obama's weaknesses.
News & Articles


  • Joe Biden in Chicago Tribune
    The United States rejects the notion that NATO's gain is Russia's loss, or that Russia's strength is NATO's weakness,Biden said.
  • Ben Bernanke in MarketWatch
    It remains too early to assess the extent to which household and business spending will be affected by the weakness in housing and the tightening in credit conditions,Bernanke said in remarks prepared for delivery to the New York Economic Club.
  • Barack Obama in Christian Science Monitor
    We know that our patchwork heritage is a strength, not a weakness. We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus - and nonbelievers,Mr. Obama said in Tuesday's inaugural address.

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.