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weakling

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of weakling

  1. 1 a person lacking in physical strength <he had been a weakling until high school, when he started working out to put on muscle> Synonyms softy (or softie), wimp, wuss (also wussy) Related Words pushover; milksop, mollycoddle, sissy Antonyms powerhouse

  2. 2 a person without strength of character <only a weakling would be willing to lie to save himself from punishment> Synonyms doormat, jellyfish, namby-pamby, pushover, reed, wimp Related Words coward, milquetoast, mouse, nebbish, nervous Nellie (or nervous Nelly), pussy [slang], wuss (also wussy); sheep Near Antonyms mensch Antonyms stalwart




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