- When a beam is not strong enough to hold any weight, this is an example of a time when the weakness of the beam prevents it from holding weight.
- When you are short-tempered and quick to anger, this is an example of a weakness.
- When you cannot resist chocolate even though it is bad for you, chocolate is an example of your weakness.
- the state or quality of being weak
- a weak point; fault or defect, as in one's character
- a liking; esp., an immoderate fondness (for something)
- something of which one is immoderately fond: candy is my one weakness
- The condition or quality of being weak.
- A personal defect or failing.
- a. A special fondness or inclination: has a weakness for fast cars.b. Something of which one is excessively fond or desirous: Ice cream is his weakness.
(countable and uncountable, plural weaknesses)
- (uncountable) The condition of being weak.
- In a small number of horses, muscle weakness may progress to paralysis.
- (countable) An inadequate quality; fault
- His inability to speak in front of an audience was his weakness.
- (countable) A special fondness or desire.
- She is an athlete who has a weakness for chocolate.
weak +"Ž -ness