weak-willed


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weak-willed

adj
lacking strength of will
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weak-willed

adjective irresolute, soft, feeble, indecisive, infirm, spineless, wimpish (informal), weak-kneed (informal), feeble-minded, namby-pamby, weak-minded, wussy (slang) He is too weak-willed to stop smoking.
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weak-willed

[ˈwiːkˈwɪld] ADJsin voluntad, indeciso

weak-willed

weak-willed

[ˌwiːkˈwɪld] adjdebole
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Having seen the latest crazy direction - 'crying rooms' for female officers - no doubt weak-willed 'males' will use them as well.
When his weak-willed deputy assumes control, a power struggle erupts between the chief of security and the head of the Communist Party in Moscow.
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Inspired by James Bowen's international bestseller of the same name, the movie stars Luke Treadaway (Clash Of The Titans, Unbroken) as well-international bestseller of the same name, the movie stars Luke Treadaway (Clash Of The Titansmeaning but weak-willed rough-sleeper James.
Daniel Mountain Despite being a rightwing and reactionary organisation, the institute is quite openly disparaging of both the finance industry and its weak-willed regulators.
Despite being an inherently rightwing and reactionary organisation, the institute is quite openly disparaging of both the finance industry and its weak-willed regulators.
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Timorous and weak-willed, Chrysothemis is a foil to Elektra, and soprano Check played her as such, while also nailing some dead-on high B-flats.
She masterfully manipulates Xerxes in his hour of grief, transforming the weak-willed mortal into a strutting God-King, and then leads the Persians into battle on the high seas, while Xerxes overcomes King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) at Thermopylae.