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Watery vs. Weak — What's the Difference?

Watery vs. Weak — What's the Difference?

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Watery

Filled with, consisting of, or soaked with water; wet or soggy
Watery soil.
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Weak

Lacking the power to perform physically demanding tasks; having little physical strength or energy
She was recovering from flu, and was very weak
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Watery

Containing too much water; diluted
Watery soup.
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Weak

Liable to break or give way under pressure; easily damaged
The salamander's tail may be broken off at a weak spot near the base
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Watery

Suggestive of water, as in being thin, pale, or liquid
Watery sunshine.
Oct 15, 2021
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Weak

Lacking intensity or brightness
A weak light from a single street lamp
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Watery

Lacking force or substance; weak or insipid
Watery prose.
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Weak

Denoting a class of verbs in Germanic languages that form the past tense and past participle by addition of a suffix (in English, typically -ed).
Oct 15, 2021

Watery

Secreting or discharging water or watery fluid, especially as a symptom of disease.
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Relating to or denoting the weakest of the known kinds of force between particles, which acts only at distances less than about 10⁻¹⁵ cm, is very much weaker than the electromagnetic and the strong interactions, and conserves neither strangeness, parity, nor isospin.
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Watery

Accompanied by tears; tearful
A watery good-bye.
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Weak

Lacking physical strength, energy, or vigor; feeble.
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Watery

Resembling or characteristic of water.
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Weak

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

Wet, soggy or soaked with water.
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Weak

Lacking firmness of character or strength of will
A weak person unable to cope with adversity.
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Watery

Diluted or having too much water.
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Weak

Lacking intensity or strength; faint
Weak light.
A weak voice.
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Watery

(of light) Thin and pale therefore suggestive of water.
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Weak

Lacking the proper strength or amount of ingredients
Weak coffee.
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Watery

Weak and insipid.
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Weak

Having low prices or few transactions
A weak market for oil stocks.
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Watery

Discharging water or similar substance as a result of disease etc.
I took my cat to the vet because I was worried about his watery eyes.
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Weak

Lacking the ability to function normally or fully
A weak heart.
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Watery

Tearful.
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Weak

Unable to digest food easily; readily nauseated
A weak stomach.
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Watery

Of or pertaining to water; consisting of water.
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Weak

Lacking or resulting from a lack of intelligence
A weak mind.
Weak reasoning.
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Watery

Abounding with water; wet; hence, tearful.
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Weak

Lacking aptitude or skill
A weak student.
Weak in math.
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Watery

Resembling water; thin or transparent, as a liquid; as, watery humors.
The oily and watery parts of the aliment.
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing
A weak argument.
Oct 15, 2021

Watery

Hence, abounding in thin, tasteless, or insipid fluid; tasteless; insipid; vapid; spiritless.
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Weak

Lacking authority or the power to govern
A weak ruler.
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Watery

Filled with water;
Watery soil
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

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.
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Watery

Wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or blood or tears;
Wiped his reeking neck
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Weak

Of, relating to, or being the inflection of nouns or adjectives in Germanic languages with a declensional suffix that historically contained an n.
Oct 15, 2021

Watery

Filled or brimming with tears;
Swimming eyes
Watery eyes
Sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

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

Relating to or resembling or consisting of water;
A watery grave
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Weak

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.
Oct 15, 2021

Watery

Overly diluted; thin and insipid;
Washy coffee
Watery milk
Weak tea
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Lacking in force (usually strength) or ability.
The child was too weak to move the boulder.
They easily guessed his weak computer password.
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Unable to sustain a great weight, pressure, or strain.
A weak timber; a weak rope
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Unable to withstand temptation, urgency, persuasion, etc.; easily impressed, moved, or overcome; accessible; vulnerable.
Weak resolutions; weak virtue
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Weak

Dilute, lacking in taste or potency.
We were served stale bread and weak tea.
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Weak

(grammar) Displaying a particular kind of inflection, including:
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Regular in inflection, lacking vowel changes and having a past tense with -d- or -t-.
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Weak

Showing less distinct grammatical endings.
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Weak

Definite in meaning, often used with a definite article or similar word.
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

(chemistry) That does not ionize completely into anions and cations in a solution.
A weak acid;
A weak base
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

(physics) One of the four fundamental forces associated with nuclear decay.
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

(slang) Bad or uncool.
This place is weak.
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Having a narrow range of logical consequences; narrowly applicable. (Often contrasted with a strong statement which implies it.)
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Resulting from, or indicating, lack of judgment, discernment, or firmness; unwise; hence, foolish.
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Not having power to convince; not supported by force of reason or truth; unsustained.
The prosecution advanced a weak case.
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Weak

Lacking in vigour or expression.
A weak sentence; a weak style
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Weak

Not prevalent or effective, or not felt to be prevalent; not potent; feeble.
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Weak

(stock exchange) Tending towards lower prices.
A weak market; wheat is weak at present
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Weak

(photography) Lacking contrast.
A weak negative
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Weak

Wanting physical strength.
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Weak

Deficient in strength of body; feeble; infirm; sickly; debilitated; enfeebled; exhausted.
A poor, infirm, weak, and despised old man.
Weak with hunger, mad with love.
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Weak

Not possessing or manifesting intellectual, logical, moral, or political strength, vigor, etc.
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Weak

Not able to sustain a great weight, pressure, or strain; as, a weak timber; a weak rope.
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Weak

Feeble of mind; wanting discernment; lacking vigor; spiritless; as, a weak king or magistrate.
To think every thing disputable is a proof of a weak mind and captious temper.
Origen was never weak enough to imagine that there were two Gods.
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Pertaining to, or designating, a verb which forms its preterit (imperfect) and past participle by adding to the present the suffix -ed, -d, or the variant form -t; as in the verbs abash, abashed; abate, abated; deny, denied; feel, felt. See Strong, 19 (a).
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Not firmly united or adhesive; easily broken or separated into pieces; not compact; as, a weak ship.
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Weak

Resulting from, or indicating, lack of judgment, discernment, or firmness; unwise; hence, foolish.
If evil thence ensue,She first his weak indulgence will accuse.
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Weak

Tending toward a lower price or lower prices; as, wheat is weak; a weak market.
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Weak

Not stiff; pliant; frail; soft; as, the weak stalk of a plant.
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Weak

Not having full confidence or conviction; not decided or confirmed; vacillating; wavering.
Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.
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Weak

Lacking in good cards; deficient as to number or strength; as, a hand weak in trumps.
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Weak

Not able to resist external force or onset; easily subdued or overcome; as, a weak barrier; as, a weak fortress.
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Weak

Not able to withstand temptation, urgency, persuasion, etc.; easily impressed, moved, or overcome; accessible; vulnerable; as, weak resolutions; weak virtue.
Guard thy heartOn this weak side, where most our nature fails.
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Weak

Lacking contrast; as, a weak negative.
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Weak

Lacking force of utterance or sound; not sonorous; low; small; feeble; faint.
A voice not soft, weak, piping, and womanish.
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Weak

Wanting in power to influence or bind; as, weak ties; a weak sense of honor of duty.
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Weak

Not thoroughly or abundantly impregnated with the usual or required ingredients, or with stimulating and nourishing substances; of less than the usual strength; as, weak tea, broth, or liquor; a weak decoction or solution; a weak dose of medicine.
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Not having power to convince; not supported by force of reason or truth; unsustained; as, a weak argument or case.
A case so weak . . . hath much persisted in.
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Lacking ability for an appropriate function or office; as, weak eyes; a weak stomach; a weak magistrate; a weak regiment, or army.
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Wanting in point or vigor of expression; as, a weak sentence; a weak style.
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Weak

Not prevalent or effective, or not felt to be prevalent; not potent; feeble.
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Weak

Lacking in elements of political strength; not wielding or having authority or energy; deficient in the resources that are essential to a ruler or nation; as, a weak monarch; a weak government or state.
I must make fair weather yet awhile,Till Henry be more weak, and I more strong.
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Tending towards lower prices; as, a weak market.
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Weak

To make or become weak; to weaken.
Never to seek weaking variety.
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Having little physical or spiritual strength;
A weak radio signal
A weak link
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Weak

Overly diluted; thin and insipid;
Washy coffee
Watery milk
Weak tea
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Lacking power
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Used of vowels or syllables; pronounced with little or no stress;
A syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable
A weak stress on the second syllable
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings;
I'm only human
Frail humanity
Oct 15, 2021

Weak

Lacking force; feeble;
A forceless argument
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Weak

Lacking physical strength or vitality;
A feeble old woman
Her body looked sapless
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Weak

Used of verbs having standard (or regular) inflection
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Weak

Lacking physical strength or vigor
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Weak

Characterized by excessive softness or self-indulgence;
An effeminate civilization
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