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Synonyms for weakly
ˈwik liweak·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weaklyadverb

    lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality

    "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"

    Synonyms:
    weak, watery, infirm, unaccented, washy, shaky, debile, rickety, woebegone, lame, rachitic, nerveless, run-down, wonky, imperfect, creaky, faint, frail, decrepit, light, fallible, flea-bitten, wobbly, feeble, derelict, sapless

    Antonyms:
    robust, strongly

  2. weaklyadverb

    in a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree

    "weakly agreed to a compromise"; "wheezed weakly"; "he was weakly attracted to her"

    Antonyms:
    robust, strongly

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. weaklyadjective

    Synonyms:
    feeble, languid, weak, not strong

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How to use weakly in a sentence?

  1. Tallulah Bankhead:

    Let's not quibble! I'm the foe of moderation, the champion of excess. If I may lift a line from a die-hard whose identity is lost in the shuffle, I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.

  2. Alex Verdugo:

    Off the bat, I knew I hit it well, but the ball just kept carrying, i was fortunate enough to get it over the fence. The thought process behind that at-bat was the at-bat before I chased an offspeed pitch and hit it weakly to first base. My goal was just basically let the ball get deep, let it travel and try to stay up the middle as best I could.

  3. Homer:

    Miserable mortals who, like leaves, at one moment flame with life, eating the produce of the land, and at another moment weakly perish.

  4. Tallulah Bankhead:

    I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.

  5. Michael Weinstein:

    The complaint, which weakly tries tocast the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) as the evil,bête noire,main villain here, outrageously plays down that the issue was Shields of Strength’s use of the trademarked Department of Defense (DoD) branch emblems on its religious products.


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