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Synonyms for weakly
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weakly(adverb)

    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. weakly(adverb)

    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. weakly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    feeble, languid, weak, not strong

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    sparsely, loosely, poorly, faintly, shallowly, slightly, dimly, marginally, low, low-level, thinly, mildly

How to use weakly in a sentence?

  1. Tallulah Bankhead:

    I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.

  2. Homer:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Richard Hewston:

    For example, in India and Pakistan, to some extent, there are building codes in place but they are very weakly implemented. You see construction going on, on the sides of landslide-prone mountains or in flood plains, in theory, there's urban planning.

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