weak vs powerful vs strong

weak

Definitions

adjective

  1. deficient in intelligence or mental power
  2. deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc
  3. likely to fail under stress or pressure
  4. wanting in physical strength
  5. lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
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Examples

It will definitely take a lot more tweaking to get me completely happy with it.

Most pseudocheirids have a strongly prehensile tail (weakly so in the great glider and rock ringtail).

The Italian was rejected because of his weak grasp of English.

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powerful

Definitions

adjective

  1. having great power or force or potency or effect
  2. (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful
  3. displaying superhuman strength or power
  4. having great influence
  5. strong enough to knock down or overwhelm

adverb

  1. (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree

Examples

The Huilloc men are only a little taller than their womenfolk, with broad chests, powerful shoulders and heavily muscled legs.

There was a powerful smell of stale beer.

That provides a powerful financial incentive for banks to supply more credit.

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