weakly

adjective
weak·​ly | \ ˈwē-klē How to pronounce weakly (audio) \

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weakliness noun

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Examples of weakly in a Sentence

a weakly baby who required repeated hospitalizations

First Known Use of weakly

1577, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of weakly was in 1577

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“Weakly.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weakliness. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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