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weak-mindedness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being weak-minded; irresolution; indecision.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Don't be a fair weather friend - it is a sign of weak-mindedness and lack of committment to your ideals.

    Poll: GOP makes gains in battle for Congress

  • I know your hypocrisy is due to weak-mindedness and so does the GOP, thats why they use these tactics.

    Blitzer: Awkward Iraq news for McCain campaign

  • However, when pressing problems need fixing now, due care is a luxury and delay starts looking like weak-mindedness.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • If it were indeed a sin to hold piously and simply the ideas about God we have just quoted, the prophets ought to have been strictly on their guard against the use of such expressions, seeing the weak-mindedness of the people, and ought, on the other hand, to have set forth first of all, duly and clearly, those attributes of

    Theologico-Political Treatise

  • "This book is a repudiation of left-liberal weak-mindedness," he says in an interview, in particular the tendency to see Islam as a religion of the oppressed and to excuse its radical excesses.

    With God in His Sights

  • The dog-thing stared at me and growled, as if angered by my weak-mindedness.

    In Darkness » Blog Archive » From the Archives: Day 2

  • Worse, it appears that the Dumond mess is part of a pattern of what can only be called weak-mindedness.

    2007 December 07 « Lean Left

  • To reflect on the weak-mindedness of his fellow-citizens was restful to Soames, faced with a future that might prove disastrous.

    Swan Song

  • Dressing up was to him a symptom of weak-mindedness, and the collective excitement of a crowd an extravagance which offended his reticent individualism.

    The Silver Spoon

  • Hence religion must be regarded as a necessary evil, its necessity resting on the pitiful weak-mindedness of the great majority of mankind, incapable of grasping the truth, and consequently when in extremity requires a substitute for truth.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

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