Weakness vs Choice - What's the difference?

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Weakness is a related term of choice.

As nouns the difference between weakness and choice

is that weakness is (uncountable) the condition of being weak while choice is an option; a decision; an opportunity to choose or select something.

As an adjective choice is

especially good or preferred.




  • (uncountable) The condition of being weak.
  • (countable) An inadequate quality; fault
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=20 citation , passage=The story struck the depressingly familiar note with which true stories ring in the tried ears of experienced policemen. No one queried it. It was in the classic pattern of human weakness , mean and embarrassing and sad.}}
  • * {{quote-news, year=2013, date=January 22, author=Phil McNulty, work=BBC
  • , title= Aston Villa 2-1 Bradford (3-4) , passage=Bradford had preyed on Villa's inability to defend set pieces, corners in particular, in their first-leg win and took advantage of the weakness again as Hanson equalised to restore their two-goal aggregate lead.}}
  • (countable) A special fondness or desire.
  • Synonyms

    * (condition of being weak) vulnerability, vincibility, powerlessness * (fault) fault, defect


    * (condition of being weak) strength, durability, invincibility, powerfulness * (fault) strength, forte



    (wikipedia choice)


    (en noun)
  • An option; a decision; an opportunity to choose or select something.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-01
  • , author=Steven Sloman , title=The Battle Between Intuition and Deliberation , volume=100, issue=1, page=74 , magazine= citation , passage=Libertarian paternalism is the view that, because the way options are presented to citizens affects what they choose, society should present options in a way that “nudges” our intuitive selves to make choices that are more consistent with what our more deliberative selves would have chosen if they were in control.}}
    Do I have a choice of what color to paint it?
  • One selection or preference; that which is chosen or decided; the outcome of a decision.
  • The ice cream sundae is a popular choice for dessert.
  • Anything that can be chosen.
  • The best or most preferable part.
  • * Milton
  • The flower and choice / Of many provinces from bound to bound.
  • Care and judgement in selecting; discrimination.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • I imagine they [the apothegms of Caesar] were collected with judgment and choice .
  • (obsolete) A sufficient number to choose among.
  • (Shakespeare)


    * (anything that can be chosen) assortment, range, selection * the cream * See also


  • Especially good or preferred.
  • It's a choice location, but you will pay more to live there.
  • (slang, New Zealand) Cool; excellent.
  • Choice ! I'm going to the movies.


    * (especially good or preferred) prime, prize, quality, select