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synonyms for weakly

  • ailing
  • anemic
  • anile
  • debilitated
  • decrepit
  • delicate
  • enfeebled
  • failing
  • faint
  • faltering
  • feeble
  • flimsy
  • fragile
  • frail
  • halting
  • ill
  • insecure
  • insubstantial
  • irresolute
  • laid low
  • lame
  • puny
  • sensile
  • shaky
  • unsound
  • unstable
  • unsubstantial
  • vacillating
  • wavering
  • weak
  • wobbly
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How to use weakly in a sentence

The weakly emergent laws which we obtain by the standard method are only, for all practical purposes, irreversible but remain, in principle, reversible.
THE END OF REDUCTIONISM COULD BE NIGH. OR NOT. - FACTS SO ROMANTICSABINE HOSSENFELDERJUNE 18, 2021NAUTILUS
They interact with one another only weakly and can swivel into roughly 60 different orientations.
THE SHAPE-SHIFTING SQUEEZE COOLERSMARCUS WOOAUGUST 24, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The old man, grizzled, tanned and seamed, leant weakly against the parapet.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Only waved her hands weakly and looked at the clergyman, whose cap was much more over his ear than before.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Wewe go to school together, explained Jess, weakly, and found herself drawn into the arms of the lady.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
If her strength had allowed she would have run, but now it threatened to desert her altogether and she tottered weakly.
DOPESAX ROHMER
That is one of the melodramatic bits, said Bobby, weakly, leaning against the wall for support.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
The stranger smiled weakly and placed a pair of painfully thin hands on the desk as though to steady himself.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It was the natural reaction and as she stood up she leaned weakly against the tree.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
I leaned weakly against the wall for a moment, wondering if the tip had been on the square, knowing instinctively that it had.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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