weaken


weaken

verb

Definition of WEAKEN

1
to diminish the physical strength of <weeks of hardship in the desert had greatly weakened them>
Antonyms beef (up), fortify, strengthen
2
to lose bodily strength or vigor <the bodybuilder weakened once she eased off on her workouts>
3
to alter (something) for the worse with the addition of foreign or lower-grade substances <weakened the juice with too much water>

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