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[wee-kish] /ˈwi kɪʃ/
rather weak.
Origin of weakish
First recorded in 1585-95; weak + -ish1
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weakishly, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He then made for the theater, and the weakish personage he had been playing upon walked down to the river, almost ran, in fact.

    Peg Woffington Charles Reade
  • He was of medium height, of slight build, with a pallid countenance, and a weakish drawling voice.

  • The student felt himself trembling a little, weakish in the knees.

    The Wendigo Algernon Blackwood
  • He was conscious, for he thanked us in a weakish whisper, when we lifted him carefully into his own bed.

    In the Arena Booth Tarkington

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