weakly

[ week-lee ]
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adjective,weak·li·er, weak·li·est.
  1. weak or feeble in constitution; not robust; sickly.

adverb
  1. in a weak manner.

Origin of weakly

1
First recorded in 1350–1400, weakly is from the Middle English word weekely.See weak, -ly

synonym study For weakly

1. See weak.

Other words from weakly

  • weak·li·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for weakly

weakly

/ (ˈwiːklɪ) /


adjective-lier or -liest
  1. sickly; feeble

adverb
  1. in a weak or feeble manner

Derived forms of weakly

  • weakliness, noun

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