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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: impaired by diminution [syn: diminished, lessened, vitiated]
      2: made weak or weaker
      3: reduced in strength; "the faded tones of an old recording"
         [syn: attenuate, attenuated, faded]
      4: mixed with water; "sold cut whiskey"; "a cup of thinned
         soup" [syn: cut, thinned]
      5: used of inanimate objects or their value [syn: hurt]