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as in wimp
a person lacking in physical strength he had been a weakling until high school, when he started working out to put on muscle

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as in coward
a person without strength of character only a weakling would be willing to lie to save himself from punishment

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“Weakling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/weakling. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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