Asset vs Weakness - What's the difference?

asset | weakness |

As nouns the difference between asset and weakness

is that asset is while weakness is (uncountable) the condition of being weak.



(wikipedia asset)


(en noun)
  • Something or someone of any value; any portion of one's property or effects so considered.
  • These shares are a valuable asset .
  • (software) Any component, model, process or framework of value that can be leveraged or reused.
  • (espionage) intelligence asset
  • Antonyms

    * liability

    Derived terms

    () * capital asset * current asset * fixed asset * tangible asset * intangible asset * physical asset * financial asset * asset class * intelligence asset


    * * * * * * (l) ----




  • (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