from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The condition or quality of being weak.
- n. A personal defect or failing.
- n. A special fondness or inclination: has a weakness for fast cars.
- n. Something of which one is excessively fond or desirous: Ice cream is his weakness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The condition of being weak.
- n. An inadequate quality; fault
- n. A special fondness or desire.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being weak; want of strength or firmness; lack of vigor; want of resolution or of moral strength; feebleness.
- n. That which is a mark of lack of strength or resolution; a fault; a defect.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being weak, in any sense; also, a weak point.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a penchant for something even though it might not be good for you
- n. the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain
- n. powerlessness revealed by an inability to act
- n. the condition of being financially weak
- n. a flaw or weak point
weak + -ness (Wiktionary)