简明英汉词典

weak
[wi:k]
adj.
不牢固的, 弱的, 虚弱的, 软弱的, 淡的, 疲软的, 无力的, 不耐用的

美国传统词典[双解]

weak
weak
AHD:[w?k]
D.J.[wi8k]
K.K.[wik]
adj.(形容词)
weak.erweak.est

(1)

Lacking physical strength, energy, or vigor; feeble.
无力的:缺少体力、能量或精力的;虚弱无力的

(2)

Likely to fail under pressure, stress, or strain; lacking resistance:
不牢固的:压力、挤压或拉紧之下易坏的;缺少抵抗的:
a weak link in a chain.
链条中薄弱的一环

(3)

Lacking firmness of character or strength of will.
意志薄弱的:缺乏坚强性格或意志力量的

(4)

Lacking the proper strength or amount of ingredients:
成分稀少的:缺少适当力量或应有成分之数量的:
weak coffee.
淡咖啡

(5)

Lacking the ability to function normally or fully:
功能差的:缺乏正常或充分起作用的能力的:
a weak heart.
内心软弱

(6)

Lacking aptitude or skill:
差的:缺乏能力或技能的:
a weak student; weak in math.
功课不好的学生;数学差

(7)

Lacking or resulting from a lack of intelligence.
笨的:缺少智谋或缺少智谋导致的

(8)

Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing:
缺乏说服力的;无说服力的:
a weak argument.
无力的辩论

(9)

Lacking authority or the power to govern.
无权的:缺少权威或统治权的

(10)

Lacking potency or intensity:
淡的:缺乏能力或剧烈度的:
weak sunlight.
淡淡的阳光

(11)

Linguistics
【语言学】

(12)

Of, relating to, or being those verbs in Germanic languages that form a past tense and past participle by means of a dental suffix, as start, started; have, had; bring, brought.
弱变化的:日耳曼语言中用齿音后缀构成过去式和过去分词之动词的或与之有关的,如start, started; have, had; bring, brought

(13)

Of, relating to, or being the inflection of nouns or adjectives in Germanic languages with a declensional suffix that historically contained an n.
字尾变化的:日耳曼语系中有含n. 变格后缀之名词或形容词屈折形式的或与之有关的

(14)

Unstressed or unaccented in pronunciation or poetic meter. Used of a word or syllable.
非重读的:在发音或诗节中不重读的。用于一个词或音节

(15)

Designating a verse ending in which the metrical stress falls on a word or syllable that is unstressed in normal speech, such as a preposition.
弱读结尾的:诗节结尾重读落在正常非重读单词或音节,如介词

(16)

Tending downward in price:
下跌的:价格上有下降之趋势的:
a weak market for oil stocks.
石油股票有下跌趋势

语源

(1)

Middle English weike
中古英语 weike

(2)

from Old Norse veikr [pliant] * see weik- 2
源自 古斯堪的纳维亚语 veikr [易弯曲的] *参见 weik- 2

参考词汇

(1)

weakfeeblefrailfragileinfirmdecrepitdebilitated

(2)

These adjectives mean lacking or showing a lack of strength.
这些形容词表示缺乏力量的或显示出力量缺乏的。

(3)

Weak, the most widely applicable, implies lack of physical, mental, or spiritual strength or deficiency of will or purpose:
Weak 是最广泛应用的,表明缺少体力上的、智力上的或精神上力量的或意志力和目的意识不足的:
“These poor wretches . . . were so weak they could hardly sit to their oars” (Daniel Defoe).
“这些可怜的穷人…那么虚弱以致几乎不能坐到他们的桨那里” (丹尼尔·笛福)。
“Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind” (W. Somerset Maugham).
“象所有可怜的人一样,他把过分的压力加诸于不改变想法” (W.索默塞特·马海姆)。

(4)

Feeble suggests pathetic or grievous physical or mental weakness or hopeless inadequacy:
Feeble 表明可怜的、悲惨的体力上或智力上的虚弱或没有希望的不足:
a feeble patient;
虚弱的病人;
a feeble intellect;
弱智;
a feeble effort.
无用的努力。
“We, who were the tall pine of the forest, have become a feeble plant and need your protection” (Red Jacket).
“我们,森林中的高大松树,已经变成虚弱无力的植物,需要你们的保护” (莱德·杰克特)。

(5)

Frail implies delicacy, as of constitution, or lack of ability to endure or withstand:
Frail 表明易损或缺乏持久能力的,如建筑:
“an aged thrush, frail, gaunt, and small,/In blast-beruffled plume” (Thomas Hardy).
“一只脆弱、瘦削且小巧,被风吹乱羽毛的老鸫” (托马斯·哈代)。
“Frail is our happiness, if this be so” (John Milton). What is fragile is easily broken, damaged, or destroyed:
“脆弱是我们的幸福,如果真是那样的话” (约翰·弥尔顿)。Fragile 的意思是易折断的、易受损的或被毁坏的;
“a fragile dewdrop” (John Keats).
“易碎的露珠” (约翰·济慈)。
“This city is for the King, whose body is fragile, a very unhealthy city” (Lord Dunsany).
“这座城市是为躯体脆弱的国王准备的,一座非常不健康的城” (顿萨尼勋爵)。

(6)

Infirm implies enfeeblement:
Infirm 表明易碎:
“a poor, infirm, weak, and despis'd old man” (Shakespeare).
“一个可怜的、蹒跚的、虚弱的且被人看不起的老人” (莎士比亚)。

(7)

Decrepit describes what is weakened, worn out, or broken down by hard use or the passage of time:
Decrepit 是描述由于过多使用或时间长而被弱化、磨损或毁坏的东西:
“childhood, manhood, and decrepit age” (Francis Quarles).
“童年,成年和老年” (弗朗西斯·阔勒斯)。

(8)

Debilitated suggests a gradual impairment of energy or strength:
Debilitated 表明能量或力量的逐渐损失:
Her already debilitated constitution is being further weakened by overwork and smoking.
她那本已虚弱的身体由于劳累过度和抽烟而变得更弱了

现代英汉词典

weak
[wi:k]
adj.

(1)

不结实的;衰弱的
a weak building
一座不牢固的建筑
a weak heart
衰弱的心脏

(2)

软弱的

(3)

虚弱的
Her legs felt weak.
她的两腿发软。
She was weak after her illness.
她病后很虚弱。

(4)

稀的;淡薄的
weak soup
稀汤

(5)

(动词)按规则变化的(形式)
Stepped is a weak form; swam and swum are strong.
Stepped 是按规则变化的形式,swam 和 swum 是不按规则变化的形式。

现代英汉综合大辞典

weak
[wi:k]
adj.

(1)

弱的, 虚弱的, 软弱的, 微弱的, 体力不佳的

(2)

脆弱的, 不牢固的, 不稳固的, 不耐用的

(3)

(论证)不充分的, 缺乏力量的, 缺乏权威的

(4)

缺乏道德力量的, 意志薄弱的, (信仰)不坚定的

(5)

缺乏战斗力的, 易攻破的, 易败的, 不称职的

(6)

(器官、五官)不正常的

(7)

(文章)无活力的, 松懈的

(8)

稀薄的, 淡薄的(茶、咖啡、酒等)

(9)

(股票价格)疲软的, 价格有下跌趋势的
weakdefenses
不牢固的防御工事
a weak character
薄弱的意志
weak eyesight
视力弱
market weak
市场疲软
technically weak
按供求关系估计价格将下跌的市场情况

继承用法

weak-eyed
[`wi:kaId]
adj.
视力差的

weak-spirited
[`wi:k`spIrItId]
adj.
缺乏勇气和自主力的

weakwilled
adj.
意志薄弱的

词性变化

weak
n.
意志薄弱者

参考词汇
weak     feeble     frail    
意思都含“弱的”。

(1)

weak系常用词, 指“健康不佳的”、“身体某部分虚弱无力的”, 指事物时, 意为“软弱的”、“无力的”、“不能抵挡攻击的”, 如:
He felt weak after illness.
病愈后他感到虚弱。

(2)

feeble指人时, 意思为“虚弱的”, 特指“因年老、疾病而虚弱无力的”, 指物时, 意思为“微弱的”、“徒劳的”, 如:
She was too feeble to feed herself.
她虚弱得连饭都不能吃。
a feeble light
微弱的光。

(3)

frail指人时, 意思为“身体虚弱的”、“意志薄弱的”, 指物时, 意思为“容易碎的”、“容易损坏的”, 如:
a frail child
体质虚弱的孩子。

(4)

a frail glass 易碎玻璃杯。
strong     vigorous     energetic    

用法词典

weak
中古英语 waik<古挪威语 veikr 弱的

英文相关词典

weak
debilitated    feeble    fragile    impotent    powerless    robust    strong    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

weak
弱的

美国传统词典

weak
weak
AHD:[w?k]
D.J.[wi8k]
K.K.[wik]
adj.
weak.er, weak.est

(1)

Lacking physical strength, energy, or vigor; feeble.

(2)

Likely to fail under pressure, stress, or strain; lacking resistance:
a weak link in a chain.

(3)

Lacking firmness of character or strength of will.

(4)

Lacking the proper strength or amount of ingredients:
weak coffee.

(5)

Lacking the ability to function normally or fully:
a weak heart.

(6)

Lacking aptitude or skill:
a weak student; weak in math.

(7)

Lacking or resulting from a lack of intelligence.

(8)

Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing:
a weak argument.

(9)

Lacking authority or the power to govern.

(10)

Lacking potency or intensity:
weak sunlight.

(11)

Linguistics

(12)

Of, relating to, or being those verbs in Germanic languages that form a past tense and past participle by means of a dental suffix, as start, started; have, had; bring, brought.

(13)

Of, relating to, or being the inflection of nouns or adjectives in Germanic languages with a declensional suffix that historically contained an n.

(14)

Unstressed or unaccented in pronunciation or poetic meter. Used of a word or syllable.

(15)

Designating a verse ending in which the metrical stress falls on a word or syllable that is unstressed in normal speech, such as a preposition.

(16)

Tending downward in price:
a weak market for oil stocks.

语源

(1)

Middle English weike

(2)

from Old Norse veikr [pliant] * see weik- 2

参考词汇

(1)

weak, feeble, frail, fragile, infirm, decrepit, debilitated

(2)

These adjectives mean lacking or showing a lack of strength.

(3)

Weak, the most widely applicable, implies lack of physical, mental, or spiritual strength or deficiency of will or purpose:
“These poor wretches . . . were so weak they could hardly sit to their oars” (Daniel Defoe).
“Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind” (W. Somerset Maugham).

(4)

Feeble suggests pathetic or grievous physical or mental weakness or hopeless inadequacy:
a feeble patient;
a feeble intellect;
a feeble effort.
“We, who were the tall pine of the forest, have become a feeble plant and need your protection” (Red Jacket).

(5)

Frail implies delicacy, as of constitution, or lack of ability to endure or withstand:
“an aged thrush, frail, gaunt, and small,/In blast-beruffled plume” (Thomas Hardy).
“Frail is our happiness, if this be so” (John Milton). What is fragile is easily broken, damaged, or destroyed:
“a fragile dewdrop” (John Keats).
“This city is for the King, whose body is fragile, a very unhealthy city” (Lord Dunsany).

(6)

Infirm implies enfeeblement:
“a poor, infirm, weak, and despis'd old man” (Shakespeare).

(7)

Decrepit describes what is weakened, worn out, or broken down by hard use or the passage of time:
“childhood, manhood, and decrepit age” (Francis Quarles).

(8)

Debilitated suggests a gradual impairment of energy or strength:
Her already debilitated constitution is being further weakened by overwork and smoking.

朗文英汉综合电脑词典

weak
【修】弱;效率低

英汉法学大词典

weak
adj.不充分

英汉纺织大词典

weak
n.浅色,弱色

英汉航空大词典

weak
n.微弱,虚弱

英汉化学大词典

weak
adj.微弱的,稀蒲的,不充分的

英汉海运大词典

weak
弱,不强的

基本词义

weak
淡的,不强的,弱的,稀薄的弱的(气导)

基本词义

weak
弱的,淡的

基本词义

weak
弱的,稀薄的

英汉计算机大词典

weak
adj.微弱的(稀蒲的,不充分的)

英汉水利大词典

weak
n.弱的,易破的,脆的

英汉医学大词典

weak
n.薄弱,软弱的

英汉中医大词典

weak
n.老弱病残

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