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Overview of noun weakening

The noun weakening has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) weakening

(becoming weaker)

2. weakening

(the act of reducing the strength of something)


Overview of verb weaken

The verb weaken has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (6) weaken

(lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body")

2. (2) weaken

(become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days")

3. (1) sabotage, undermine, countermine, counteract, subvert, weaken

(destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war")

4. (1) de-escalate, weaken, step down

(reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of; "de-escalate a crisis")

5. dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break

(lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall")


Overview of adj weakening

The adj weakening has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. debilitative, enervating, enfeebling, weakening

(causing debilitation)

2. weakening

(moderating by making pain or sorrow weaker)

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