weak at/in the knees

Definition of weak at/in the knees

  1. :  so nervous or powerfully affected that it is difficult to stand The announcement made me weak at the knees. She said hello to me and I went weak in the knees.

Word by Word Definitions

weakplay
  1. :  lacking strength: such as

    :  deficient in physical vigor :  feeble, debilitated

    :  not able to sustain or exert much weight, pressure, or strain

kneeplay knees
  1. :  a joint in the middle part of the human leg that is the articulation between the femur, tibia, and patella

    :  the part of the leg that includes this joint

    :  the joint in the hind leg of a four-footed vertebrate that corresponds to the human knee

  1. :  to strike with the knee

    :  to bend the knee to


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