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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishweak-kneedˌweak-ˈkneed adjective informal  BRAVEDECIDElacking courage and unable to make your own decisions
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weak-kneedFor many years Jack Benny had a comic character on his programs named Mr Shlepperman-a timid, weak-kneed character.a weak-kneed cowardThe other two, a couple of weak-kneed cowards, had thought that was enough and run off.Criticisms of solipsism should therefore count as criticisms of the weak-kneed scepticism embodied in foundationalism.He stood there like a weak-kneed schoolboy who'd impulsively confessed to stealing the headmaster's wallet.
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