Strength and Weakness

Strength and Weakness

See also fatigue.

Obsolete, recovery of strength after an illness. See also food and nutrition.
Rare. strength in battle.
Medicine. any of several conditions characterized by lack or loss of strength and energy, as neurasthenia, myasthenia, or somasthenia. — asthenie, adj.
equalness of force, validity, etc. — equipollent, adj. See also logic.
Medicine. a condition of diminished power, especially of diminished electrical activity of the cerebral cortex.
a condition of abnormal weakness or loss of strength. — hypos-thenic, adj.
1. a condition of reduced or absent power; weakness.
2. a complete failure of sexual power, especially in the male. Also called impotence, impotentness. — impotent, adj.
Obsolete, a state of good health; strength.
the state or quality of being invertebrate or without a backbone, as certain organisms, animals, etc.; hence, spinelessness; exhibiting a lack of strength of character. — invertebrate, adj.
the susceptibility to error or lapses of any kind, as a human failing. — labile, adj.
1. the state or quality of being a weak and ineffectual person.
2. behavior or attitudes typical of a milksop.
atrophy or wasting away of the muscles.
the state or quality of being infinite in power, authority, or might. — omnipotent, adj.
strength of body; vital force. — sthenic, adj.
the state or quality of having good muscular tone or tension. — tonic, adj.
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Consider their identified areas of strength and weakness. For attaining corporate objectives, there will be differences of opinion about what strengths of Marketing and Sales should be reinforced and/or improved, and what weaknesses to correct.
The main strength and weakness of the comparative and case study approaches is that their best use is to evaluate standardized curriculum.
The catcher's greater experience as a hitter will give him a better knowledge of the hitter's strength and weaknesses.