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weakling

adjective

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weakling

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1 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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2 a person without strength of character
  • only a weakling would be willing to lie to save himself from punishment

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The first known use of weakling was in 1548

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“Weakling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/weakling. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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