Translation of weakness in Spanish:


debilidad, n.

Pronunciation /ˈwiːknəs//ˈwiknəs/


  • 1

    • 1.1

      (of body) debilidad feminine
      (of structure, material) falta de solidez feminine
      (of structure, material) endeblez feminine
      (of defenses, army) debilidad feminine
      (of argument) pobreza feminine
      • Critics will no doubt mock the idea, asserting perhaps that it is a sign of weakness or even desperation.
      • American efforts to address these issues reveal both the strengths and weaknesses of our society.
      • His other key weakness is his inability to detach himself from his players and put them under pressure.
      • The result is muscle weakness that is especially pronounced in the face, arms, and legs.
      • Other symptoms include general weakness, a weak cry and various neurological disorders.
      • This is the same bacterial nerve toxin that causes botulism, an illness which causes muscle weakness or paralysis.
      • Its lack of formality was now depicted as a weakness, not a strength.
      • Such conditions can lead to dizziness, weakness, lethargy and confusion.
      • You need to make sure that the system responds adequately to any faults and weaknesses that have been reported.
      • He knows our human condition, our weakness and frailty, even better than we do.
      • Much like each of us, candidates for the Presidency have their own strengths and weaknesses.
      • The objective of the event is to explore the strengths and weaknesses of franchising as a source of new business opportunities.
      • The problem, which results in instant weakness, first struck him last season.
      • You know, we all have our strengths and our weaknesses, our faults and our abilities.
      • There are actually numerous ways to intercept packets in Windows, each with their own disadvantages and weaknesses.
      • Who is your competition, and what are their strengths or weaknesses?
      • So we all bring to the table a variety of experiences, strengths and weaknesses.
      • A prolonged admission is likely to result in profound weakness and physical disability.
      • These conditions continue to be seen as a sign of weakness rather than illness.
      • Myasthenia gravis is a chronic, autoimmune disorder which results in progressive skeletal muscle weakness.
      • My life had dissolved into illness, weakness, pain and exhaustion.
      • Conversely, deprivation produces feelings of inferiority, weakness and helplessness.
      • This will identify the strengths and weaknesses of the business and will guide decisions on the best way forward.
      • Lastly there may be a stage of exhaustion, tiredness and weakness.
      • It has been run by two-party or three-party coalitions, with all the instability and weakness that brings.
      • It now has more strengths than weaknesses and ‘has come a long way’ since 1998.
      • The nerve condition is characterized by weakness and quick fatigue of facial muscles.
      • The country's economic weakness resulted in a weakening of its military capability.
      • That is to say it did not stem from any inherent infirmity or weakness or deficiency.
      • So, what are Clark's strengths and weaknesses, and how can she win back voters?
      • The more they sang, the more apparent their individual strengths and weaknesses became.
      • Yet it undertakes this task in conditions of profound economic weakness.
      • We know each other's faults and weaknesses and complement each other.
      • This resulted in several long-range attacks which spotted defensive weakness and exploited it.
      • Hecate's words faltered and she trembled with weakness and exhaustion.
      • Then, as life goes on, you learn to understand and accept that person's faults and weaknesses.
      • The commission is visiting all the candidates before writing a report on their strengths and weaknesses.
      • In the report the school was praised for its success in addressing weaknesses highlighted in the last report.
      • You are the same person with the same weaknesses and the same strengths.
      • In short, Scotland's economic strengths outweigh its weaknesses.
      • It will identify the financial strengths and weaknesses of your system.

    • 1.2(ineffectualness)

      falta de carácter feminine
      flaqueza feminine

  • 2

    • 2.1(weak point)

      (in structure, policy) punto débil masculine
      (in person's character) flaqueza feminine
      (in person's character) punto débil masculine
      (in person's character) punto flaco masculine informal
      we all have our weaknesses todos tenemos nuestras debilidades
      • I've always had a weakness for the company of good-looking men.
      • I invest quite a lot of money for my children, but I also have a definite weakness for shoes - I can't resist them.

    • 2.2(liking)

      debilidad feminine
      flaqueza feminine
      chocolate is one of my weaknesses el chocolate es una de mis flaquezas
      • to have a weakness for sth tener debilidad por algo