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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [week mahyn-did]
    • /wik ˈmaɪn dɪd/
    • /wiːk maɪnd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [week mahyn-did]
    • /wik ˈmaɪn dɪd/

Definitions of weak-minded word

  • adjective weak-minded having or showing a lack of mental firmness; irresolute; vacillating. 1
  • adjective weak-minded having or showing mental feebleness; foolish. 1
  • adjective weak-minded foolish, gullible 1
  • adjective weak-minded lacking in stability of mind or character 0
  • adjective weak-minded not firm of mind; indecisive; unable to refuse or deny 0
  • adjective weak-minded mentally retarded; feebleminded 0

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Origin of weak-minded

First appearance:

before 1775
One of the 45% newest English words
First recorded in 1775-85

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Parts of speech for Weak-minded


weak-minded popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 71% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for weak-minded

noun weak-minded

  • asininity — the quality or state of being asinine; stupidity
  • battiness — the characteristic of being batty; craziness; insanity; eccentricity
  • doltishness — The characteristic of being doltish.
  • fatuousness — The characteristic of being fatuous.
  • feeblemindedness — Quality of being feeble-minded; weak intellect.

adj weak-minded

adjective weak-minded

  • dim — DIM statement
  • waffling — to talk foolishly or without purpose; idle away time talking.

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