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weakness

noun
     
weak‧ness W3
1

fault

[countable] a fault in someone's character or in a system, organization, design etc:
The legislation has a fundamental weakness.
2

lack of power

[uncountable] lack of strength, power, or influence
weakness in
weakness in the economy
weakness of
the growing weakness of local government
3

body

[uncountable] the state of being physically weak:
muscular weakness
weakness in
weakness in the right arm
4

character

[uncountable] lack of determination shown in someone's behaviour:
He couldn't explain his weakness in giving in to her demands.
I dared not cry or show any sign of weakness.
weakness of
his weakness of character
5

money

[uncountable] the condition of not being worth a lot of money
weakness of
the weakness of the pound against the dollar
6

a weakness for something

if you have a weakness for something, you like it very much even though it may not be good for you:
I have a real weakness for fashionable clothes.

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