衰減; 虛弱的; 削弱; 消振
Weak·en v. t. [imp. & p. p. Weakened p. pr. & vb. n. Weakening.]
1. To make weak; to lessen the strength of; to deprive of strength; to debilitate; to enfeeble; to enervate; as, to weaken the body or the mind; to weaken the hands of a magistrate; to weaken the force of an objection or an argument.
Their hands shall be weakened from the work, that it be not done. --Neh. vi. 9.
2. To reduce in quality, strength, or spirit; as, to weaken tea; to weaken any solution or decoction.
adj 1: causing debilitation [syn: debilitative, enervating, enfeebling]
2: moderating by making pain or sorrow weaker
n 1: becoming weaker [ant: strengthening]
2: the act of reducing the strength of something [ant: strengthening]