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weak-mind·ed

(wēk′mīn′dĭd)
adj.
1. Having or exhibiting a lack of judgment or conviction.
2. Foolish; silly.
3. Of less than normal intellect. Not in scientific use.

weak′-mind′ed·ness n.

weak-minded

adj
1. (Psychology) lacking in stability of mind or character
2. (Psychology) another word for feeble-minded
ˌweak-ˈmindedly adv
ˌweak-ˈmindedness n

weak′-mind′ed



adj.
1. having or showing a lack of mental firmness; irresolute; vacillating.
2. feeble-minded; foolish.
[1775–85]
weak′-mind′ed•ly, adv.
weak′-mind′ed•ness, n.
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weak-minded

adjective
1. Displaying a complete lack of forethought and good sense:
2. Offensive. Having only a limited ability to learn and understand:
Informal: soft.
Translations

weak-minded

[ˈwiːkˈmaɪndɪd] ADJ (= irresolute) → sin carácter; (= not sane) → mentecato

weak-minded

adj
(= feeble-minded)schwachsinnig
(= weak-willed)willensschwach

weak-minded

[ˌwiːkˈmaɪndɪd] adjdebole di carattere
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