Definition of weakness
- backed down in a moment of weakness
- has a weakness for sweets
- pizza is my weakness
The weakness of her voice surprised me.
The incident exposed his weakness as a leader.
Some see compromise as a sign of weakness.
the weakness of a radio signal connection
the weakness of the dollar
I told them my secret in a moment of weakness.
The tutor assessed the student's strengths and weaknesses.
The basketball team has few weaknesses.
Chocolate is my greatest weakness.
He has a weakness for desserts.
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