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weak·ness

weakness

 
pronunciation:
wik nihs
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the quality or condition of being weak.
Weakness kept him from finishing the race.
antonyms:
power, strength, vigor
similar words:
anemia, disability, fatigue
definition 2: a personal problem; defect.
Spending too much money was his biggest weakness.
synonyms:
defect, fault, flaw
similar words:
disability, handicap, hole, shortcoming
definition 3: a special liking.
She has a weakness for Italian food.
synonyms:
fancy, liking, taste
similar words:
appetite, love, passion, preference