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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 weakening
 衰減; 虛弱的; 削弱; 消振

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

 weakening
      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]