Search Result for "weakly":
1. lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality;
- Example: "a feeble old woman"
- Example: "her body looked sapless"
[syn: decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weakly]
1. in a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree;
- Example: "weakly agreed to a compromise"
- Example: "wheezed weakly"
- Example: "he was weakly attracted to her"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Weakly \Weak"ly\, adv. In a weak manner; with little strength or vigor; feebly. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Weakly \Weak"ly\, a. [Compar. Weaklier; superl. Weakliest.] Not strong of constitution; infirm; feeble; as, a weakly woman; a man of a weakly constitution. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
125 Moby Thesaurus words for "weakly": a bit, a la sourdine, a little, anemic, asthenic, barely, bloodless, by a hair, by an ace, cachectic, chicken, cowardly, daintily, debilitated, decrepit, delicately, dimly, drained, drooping, droopy, dull, effeminately, effete, enervated, etiolated, ever so little, exhausted, exiguously, failing, faint, faintish, faintly, feeble, feebly, flabby, flaccid, flimsy, floppy, fragile, frail, gently, gone, gutless, hardly, healthless, hushedly, imbecile, imperfectly, impotent, in poor health, inappreciably, inconsequentially, infirm, infirmly, insignificantly, insubstantial, invalid, just a bit, languid, languishing, languorous, languorously, lightly, limber, limp, listless, listlessly, little, low, lustless, marrowless, meagerly, minimally, minutely, moribund, negligibly, nerveless, not hardly, only just, pale, peaked, peaky, pianissimo, piano, pithless, pooped, powerless, reduced, reduced in health, rubbery, run-down, sapless, scantily, scarcely, shakily, sickly, sinewless, slack, slightly, soft, softly, sordamente, sordo, spineless, strengthless, strengthlessly, subduedly, tant soit peu, teeteringly, totteringly, triflingly, unhardened, unhealthy, unnerved, unsound, unsoundly, unsteadily, unstrung, unsubstantial, unsubstantially, valetudinarian, valetudinary, weak, weakened, with low resistance