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weakening

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

a gradual sinking and wasting away of mind or body
  • the all-too-apparent weakening of our grandfather was hard on our mother

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weakening

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of weakening (Entry 2 of 3)

weakening

verb
present participle of weaken

Synonyms & Antonyms of weakening (Entry 3 of 3)

2 to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • the bodybuilder weakened once she eased off on her workouts

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“Weakening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/weakening. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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