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Weakly


WEAKLY, adverb

1. Feebly; with little physical strength; faintly; not forcible; as a fortress weakly defended.

2. With want of efficacy.

Was plighted faith so weakly seald above?

3. With feebleness of mind or intellect; indiscretely; injuriously.

Beneath pretended justice weakly fall.

4. Timorously; with little courage or fortitude.

WEAKLY, adjective Not strong of constitution; infirm; as a weakly woman; a man of a weakly constitution.