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wimpiness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wimpiness

  1. 1 the quality or state of lacking physical strength or vigor in the annals of boxing, a sport where participants are not exactly known for their wimpiness, he is remembered as a particularly powerful slugger Synonyms asthenia, debilitation, debility, delicacy, enervation, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, fragility, frailness, frailty, infirmity, languidness, languor, listlessness, lowness, weaknessRelated Words decay, decrepitude; breakdown, collapse, prostration; exhaustion, fatigue, lassitude, weariness; defenselessness, helplessness, impotence, impuissance, powerlessness; effeteness, softness, tenderness; disablement, incapacitation, invalidism; damage, harm, hurt, impairment, injuryNear Antonyms energy, vitality; brawniness, fitness, heftiness, huskiness, lustiness, muscularity, virility; hardness, ruggedness, stoutness, sturdiness, toughness; health, healthiness, soundness, wellnessAntonyms hardihood, hardiness, robustness, strength, vigor

  2. 2 the quality or state of lacking strength of will or character her desire to do the right thing was countered by a moral wimpiness Synonyms frailness, frailty, softness, spinelessness, weakness, wimpishness, wishy-washinessRelated Words collapse; failing, flaw, foible, peccadillo; evil, immorality, wickedness; corruption, corruptnessNear Antonyms discipline, self-discipline; goodness, integrity, morality, rectitude, righteousness, rightness, uprightness, virtuousnessAntonyms backbone, chutzpah (also chutzpa or hutzpah or hutzpa), firmness, fortitude, hardihood, mettle, moxie, nerve, resoluteness, strength, toughness


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