- having or showing a want of firmness of will; easily swayed.
Origin of weak-willed
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for weak-willed
LACOB: A massive fail, because it makes Maggie further read as weak-willed and rather pathetic.HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’: Aaron Sorkin’s Woman Problem
Jace Lacob, Maureen Ryan
July 2, 2012
Temptations to which the weak-willed succumb do not affect the strong-willed.The Churches and Modern Thought
He doesn't know how easy it is to reform, and is too weak-willed to try.Children of the Bush
Sallie did not even wait to thank him for his weak-willed complaisance.The White Blackbird
At any rate, they must have counteracted whatever influence the telegrams might have had on the weak-willed man's decisions.
And Walter Johnson, her son by a former marriage, had—poor, weak-willed fellow!The Hoosier Schoolmaster
- lacking strength of will