verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
SYNONYMS FOR weaken
Related formsweak·en·er, nounre·weak·en, verbun·weak·ened, adjectiveun·weak·en·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for weakened
That tends to encourage large and small holders alike to consider turning their weakened rubles into other currencies.
The current FDA-approved measles vaccine consists of live but weakened measles virus that is injected into the arm.Powdered Measles Vaccine Could Be Huge for Developing World|Kent Sepkowitz|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She too spends the days at home alone, weakened by the medication she takes.
But the FSA battalion, weakened from months of being under siege, did not have enough ammunition to engage ISIS in the fight.U.S. Ignored Warnings Before ISIS Takeover of a Key City|Josh Rogin|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Frazier characterized the weakened bill as a first step in a yearslong battle.‘Degree Mills’ Are Exploiting Veterans and Making Millions Off the GI Bill|Aaron Glantz|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the powers are not used along the line of their strength they become demoralized, weakened, deteriorated.How to Succeed|Orison Swett Marden
He was weakened, too, but the freezing cold of the desert night aroused all his latent force.The Lions of the Lord|Harry Leon Wilson
This has confined me to my bed for a fortnight, and weakened me to an extraordinary degree.Tour in England, Ireland, and France, in the years 1826, 1827, 1828 and 1829.|Hermann Pckler-Muskau
The chorus, strong on the first line, weakened on the second.Peggy Raymond's Vacation|Harriet L. (Harriet Lummis) Smith
And as the guide presented them to him, he soon poured some liquid into a cup and gave it to the weakened Sachem.Famous Indian Chiefs|Charles H. L. Johnston