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  • adj. Reduced, made less strong.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of weaken.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. damaged inanimate objects or their value
  • adj. mixed with water
  • adj. made weak or weaker
  • adj. impaired by diminution
  • adj. reduced in strength


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  • Even with the Patriots secondary again weakened by the loss of injured free safety Eugene Wilson, McNabb could only make it close. - Brady edges out McNabb

  • Topspin: Powerful groundstrokes make her a contender in weakened field.

  • It has weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm, t [...]

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  • It has weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm, thank goodness, but Ophelia is now coming right through here.

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  • Early this year Martin weakened and embarrassed Powell by voting against him and joining the Democrats to defeat an important part of Powell's program for telephone deregulation.

    The Age of Murdoch

  • President Nicolas Sarkozy faces protests this week against pension reform plans as he limps into the last two years of his first term weakened by scandal and disastrous opinion poll ratings. - Photown News

  • The bonds that hold Spain together have been weakened, which is illustrated in the latest devolution of power to Catalonia under the recently approved new Catalan regional statute law.

    Spanish Disappointment

  • He fought on for another hour before his grip on the sword weakened and a rider, half-mad with terror, struck a blow at his head, failed to split it but stunned him so that he fell upon the bodies of the slain, tried to rise, then was struck again and lost consciousness.

    The Vanishing Tower

  • The uranium spot price has retreated from $62/lb in 2008 for grade U308 to $47/lb through late August of this year because of oversupply caused by what analysts describe as a weakened period of nuclear utility purchasing.

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  • Various symptoms of anemia are: experiencing breathlessness, excessive fatigue, feeling listless, and poor defenses against bacteria, also known as a weakened nervous system.

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