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Adjective: weakened  wee-kund
  1. Impaired by diminution
    - diminished, lessened, vitiated
     
  2. Made weak or weaker
     
  3. Reduced in strength
    "the weakened tones of an old recording";
    - attenuate, attenuated, faded
     
  4. Mixed with water
    "sold weakened whiskey";
    - cut, thinned
     
  5. Damaged inanimate objects or their value
    - hurt
Verb: weaken  wee-kun
  1. Lessen the strength of
    "The fever weakened his body"
     
  2. Become weaker
    "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
     
  3. Destroy property or hinder normal operations
    "The Resistance weakened railway operations during the war";
    - sabotage, undermine, countermine, counteract, subvert
     
  4. Reduce the level, intensity, size or scope of
    "weaken a crisis";
    - de-escalate, step down
     
  5. Lessen in force or effect
    "weaken a shock";
    - dampen, damp, soften, break

See also: damaged, decreased, dilute, diluted, impaired, reduced, weak

Type of: alter, blunt, change, deaden, decrease, diminish, disobey, fall, lessen, minify, modify

Antonym: strengthen

Encyclopedia: Weakened

Weaken