Thesaurus / weak-kneed

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The men who have lost faith in their own machinery should be told that no company can survive the effects of weak-kneed advocates.

If some weak-kneed marshals and sheriffs would do their duty, there would be less bootleggers.

The thought of it made her weak-kneed and sick, yet she tried to do the usual things in the usual way.

Nobody's ChildElizabeth Dejeans

But his name does not carry confidence to those who do not know the man, for his family were weak-kneed gentry.

The Half-HeartedJohn Buchan

Only a few vague, uncertain figures were now moving about, with a strangely unsteady gait, weak-kneed and simian.

Darkness and DawnGeorge Allan England

But Eleanor was conscious of no anger against her weak-kneed confederate who was leaving her so badly in the lurch.

The Rebellion of MargaretGeraldine Mockler

Shame upon his weak-kneed disposition, not to be able to recover from this illusion of beauty.

The "Genius"Theodore Dreiser

Yer too weak-kneed, an' hain't got as much backbone as an angle worm.'

She is not half as mean as I am, George, and she isn't one-tenth as weak-kneed as you.

From the HousetopsGeorge Barr McCutcheon

Six fearful hours later I found myself, weak-kneed and trembling, on the old home station platform.

The Fifth WheelOlive Higgins Prouty

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