What is the opposite of strong?

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Adjective
Opposite of capable of producing great physical force
“Unlike most of his family, John was a small, frail and weak man.”
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Opposite of capable of withstanding great physical force
“The house was built on fragile foundations.”
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Opposite of fit and healthy
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“The doctor's report says I am incredibly weak and sickly.”
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(of language or actions) Opposite of excessively or unacceptably forceful
“The president was urged to use nonviolent measures to counter the uprising.”
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(of persons) Opposite of having great power or influence
“He was touted as a great and strong leader but ultimately proved to be highly uninfluential.”
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(of water, wind, etc.) Opposite of possessing or exhibiting force
“The expected strong winds turned out to be nothing more than a gentle breeze.”
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Opposite of determined or passionate in interests or endeavors
“Julia had set many goals for herself but appeared indifferent when it came to achieving them.”
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Opposite of fervent in feelings or desires
“His once strong feelings for her had diminished and were now merely superficial in nature.”
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Opposite of highly stimulating to the senses
“The day was dark and dreary and we were surrounded by a dull gloom.”
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(of sound heard) Opposite of pronounced in volume or depth
“The singer's voice was muted and muffled by the auditorium's inferior acoustics.”
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Opposite of having a pleasant and intense odor
“He preferred using an odorless anti-antiperspirant so as to draw less attention to himself.”
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Opposite of having a pleasant and intense flavor
“My curry was really bland and flavorless.”
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(of words spoken) Opposite of vulgar or offensive in nature
“Despite being visibly upset, he still spoke in a civil manner.”
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Opposite of having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient
“I'll just have a watered-down coffee as I tend to be highly sensitive to caffeine.”
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Opposite of having a high alcoholic content
“You should try this new non-alcoholic beverage if you're a teetotaler.”
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(of a disease or symptom) Opposite of very bad or severe
“I will still be going to work today as my headache is only mild and painless.”
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(of an argument) Opposite of likely to succeed because of sound reasoning
“Steven Avery was convicted of murder due to an unconvincing case put forward by his defense lawyers.”
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Opposite of firm, strong, or substantial
“From years of decay, the columns holding the structure together appear to be fragile.”
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Opposite of not showing weakness or uncertainty
“His nervousness was apparent when he spoke with a shaky voice.”
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Opposite of boldly self-assured
“The barbarians were subdued and became submissive to the enchantress' whims.”
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Opposite of able to be depended or relied on
“Peter is an unreliable worker, and cannot be depended on to work autonomously from the team.”
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Opposite of strong, healthy, and full of energy
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Opposite of extreme in degree, power, or effect
“In spite of her frugal spendings, Eva only had a moderate urge to shop, preferring instead to use her time to upkeep her house.”
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Opposite of of, characterized by, or consisting of (incontrovertible) facts
“The proposal submitted to the board was not accepted with a number of questionable recommendations to be interrogated.”
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(of a sense) Opposite of able to sense slight impressions or differences
“Due to his age, little Gip may have weak eyes, but he still whips his tail into a frenzy when he sees me.”
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Opposite of marked by strong and intense feelings or emotions
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Opposite of having power and influence over others
“It was a disappointingly weak performance by a team supposedly in search of redemption.”
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Opposite of vigorously keen or severe in expression or style
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Opposite of consisting of matter all through
“Most of these applications use nitrogen in liquid form as a refrigerant.”
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Opposite of refers to an intense or acrid flavor
“Many relish its sweet taste, but it is, by and large, an acquired one.”
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Opposite of having the ability to produce financial growth or gain
“This is an unprofitable business and some big decisions will need to be made soon on its future.”
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Opposite of having qualities or appearance traditionally associated with men
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Opposite of very noticeable or marked
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Opposite of unpleasantly rough or jarring to see or look at
“The soft candlelight from the hallway danced upon the slumbering girl.”
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Opposite of of great size
“He carried his coins in a small leather pouch in his pocket.”
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Opposite of having or demonstrating an unwavering devotion toward someone or something
“I'm pretty fickle when it comes to supporting my country during the Olympics.”
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Opposite of showing the characteristics considered typical of a man
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Opposite of based on sound reasoning or information
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Opposite of producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind
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Opposite of assertive in nature
“He walked into the meeting feeling insecure, unsure of having his demands met.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a strong manner
“Exhausted, he could only complain quietly and gingerly about the gradual decline of his business.”
Idiom
Opposite of idiomatic phrases for being strong
“John was small, frail and weak as a kitten.”
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