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Definition of "weakly" []

  • Delicate in constitution; frail or sickly. (adjective)
  • With little physical strength or force. (adverb)
  • With little strength of character. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "weakly" in a sentence
  • "I heard her call my name weakly as I slammed my car door."
  • "A term weakly normalizes when it has an nf, whereas a term strongly normalizes when all its reduction sequences lead to an nf"
  • "As a collection of four mini-games, emphasis on the "mini," this title weakly uses events from the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver as inspiration, allowing you to ride a luge-like ramp in the Skeleton, enjoy-loose use of the word there-Curling, tap and trace on the screen for Figure Skating, and ride a board in Snowboard Cross."