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adjective as in tired

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adjective as in injured

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Earth’s magnetic field protects the planet from cosmic and solar radiation, but that field can weaken during pole reversals.

Researchers believe that catching one of the viruses could weaken your immune system and make you more susceptible to the other.

The total damage done depends in part on how quickly it weakens.

Without adequate water, healthy bats begin to weaken, making them more susceptible to diseases that are already devastating populations around the world.

The harsh chemo treatment had weakened his immune system, making him susceptible to infection.

That tends to encourage large and small holders alike to consider turning their weakened rubles into other currencies.

But with the crisis, the education systems have just been further weakened.

The current FDA-approved measles vaccine consists of live but weakened measles virus that is injected into the arm.

She too spends the days at home alone, weakened by the medication she takes.

When an AIDS-related illness weakened a friend, she committed herself to being with him when he died.

The feeling is hopeful if only we had more men and especially drafts to fill up our weakened battalions.

The earth mourned, and faded away, and is weakened: the world faded away, the height of the people of the earth is weakened.

The driving power that forced an older self upon her had weakened before the steadfast love he bore her.

But the system was unsatisfactory, led to jealousies, weakened discipline, and was not conducive to efficient working.

Congress met, and during the debate on the momentous question—peace or war—the hitherto compact group of intransigents weakened.


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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to weakened, such as: depleted, exhausted, sluggish, weak, drained, and faint.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.