WEAK, adjective [G. The primary sense of the root is to yield, fail, give way, recede, or to be soft.]
1. Having little physical strength; feeble. Children are born weak; men are rendered weak by disease.
2. Infirm; not healthy; as a weak constitution.
3. Not able to bear a great weight; as a weak bridge; weak timber.
4. Not strong; not compact; easily broken; as a weak ship; a weak rope.
5. Not able to resist a violent attack; as a weak fortress.
6. Soft; pliant; not stiff.
7. Low; small; feeble; as a weak voice.
8. Feeble of mind; wanting spirit; wanting vigor of understanding; as a weak prince; a weak magistrate.
To think every thing disputable, si a proof of a weak mind and captious temper.
9. Not much impregnated with ingredients, or with things that excite action, or with stimulating and nourishing substances; as weak broth; weak tea; weak toddy; a weak solution; a weak decoction.
10. Not politically powerful; as a weak nation or state.
11. Not having force of authority or energy; as a weak government.
12. Not having moral force or power to convince; not well supported by truth or reason; as a weak argument.
13. Not well supported by argument; as weak reasoning.
14. Unfortified; accessible; impressible; as the weak side of a person.
15. Not having full conviction or confidence; as weak in faith.
16. weak land is land of a light thin soil. [I believe never used in New England.]
WEAK, verb transitive To make weak [Not used.]
WEAK, verb intransitive To become weak [Not used.]