from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or exhibiting a lack of judgment or conviction.
- adj. Foolish; silly.
- adj. Of less than normal intellect. Not in scientific use.
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- adj. lacking judgement
- adj. foolish
- adj. mentally deficient
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a weak mind, either naturally or by reason of disease; feebleminded; foolish; idiotic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of a weak mind; of feeble intellect; also, indicating weakness of mind.
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ALWAYS a cutting self-critic, Charles Ives said he hadn't been adventurous enough in his four violin sonatas, written in what he called his "weak-minded, retrogressive moments."
This Republican Thanksgiving Day message to the nation is fatuous in the fullest sense of the word (asinine, brainless, foolish, sheepheaded, silly, unwitty, weak-headed, weak-minded, and witless).
But the risk of him hypnotizing enough of the weak-minded is simply too great.
You seem to suggest, johnboy, that I'm weak-minded and indecisive.
I am certainly not a weak-minded "ditto head" that's afraid to leave the safety of the group.
It would be interesting to see some of the Chiefs being brought to task for this state of affairs, and how their spin, deceit and weak-minded conformity have contributed to the overall destruction of a once worthy profession.
Could she truly be so shallow as to be drawn to a weak-minded, contemptible villein better suited to walk behind an ox plowing fields than dare to lift his eyes to a queen?
After a given electoral defeat, the left consoles itself with the illusion that a cabal of this nature would have contrived the lowest, slimiest smear it could have hoped to get away with, found some moneybags to fund it, snuck it into the public debate, and swayed the weak-minded.
The idea is that we got into this mess because voters wanted something for nothing and weak-minded politicians catered to the electorate's foolishness.
It's not for the weak-minded or weak-stomached person.