Weakest vs Weavest - What's the difference?

weakest | weavest |


As an adjective weakest

is (weak) most weak.

As a verb weavest is

(archaic) (weave).

weakest

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (weak) Most weak.
  • Derived terms

    * weakest link

    weak

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Lacking in force (usually strength) or ability.
  • * Shakespeare
  • a poor, infirm, weak , and despised old man
  • * Dryden
  • weak with hunger, mad with love
  • Unable to sustain a great weight, pressure, or strain.
  • a weak''' timber; a '''weak rope
  • Unable to withstand temptation, urgency, persuasion, etc.; easily impressed, moved, or overcome; accessible; vulnerable.
  • weak''' resolutions; '''weak virtue
  • * Joseph Addison, The Fair Petinent Act I, scene I:
  • Guard thy heart / On this weak side, where most our nature fails.
  • Dilute, lacking in taste or potency.
  • *
  • , title=The Mirror and the Lamp , chapter=2 citation , passage=That the young Mr. Churchills liked—but they did not like him coming round of an evening and drinking weak whisky-and-water while he held forth on railway debentures and corporation loans. Mr. Barrett, however, by fawning and flattery, seemed to be able to make not only Mrs. Churchill but everyone else do what he desired.}}
  • (grammar) Displaying a particular kind of inflection, including:
  • # (Germanic languages, of verbs) Regular in inflection, lacking vowel changes and having a past tense with -d- or -t-.
  • # (Germanic languages, of nouns) Showing less distinct grammatical endings.
  • # (Germanic languages, of adjectives) Definite in meaning, often used with a definite article or similar word.
  • (physics) One of the four fundamental forces associated with nuclear decay.
  • (slang) Bad or uncool.
  • (mathematics, logic) Having a narrow range of logical consequences; narrowly applicable. (Often contrasted with a statement which implies it.)
  • Resulting from, or indicating, lack of judgment, discernment, or firmness; unwise; hence, foolish.
  • * Milton
  • If evil thence ensue, / She first his weak indulgence will accuse.
  • Not having power to convince; not supported by force of reason or truth; unsustained.
  • The prosecution advanced a weak case.
  • * Milton
  • convinced of his weak arguing
  • Lacking in vigour or expression.
  • a weak''' sentence; a '''weak style
  • Not prevalent or effective, or not felt to be prevalent; not potent; feeble.
  • * Shakespeare
  • weak prayers
  • (stock exchange) Tending towards lower prices.
  • a weak market

    Synonyms

    * (lacking in force or ability) feeble, frail, powerless, vincible, assailable ,vulnerable * (lacking in taste or potency) dilute, watery * See also

    Antonyms

    * (lacking in force or ability) healthy, powerful, robust, strong, invincible * (lacking in taste or potency) potent, robust, strong

    Derived terms

    * weaken * weakling * weakness * weak sister

    Anagrams

    * 1000 English basic words ----

    weavest

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (archaic) (weave)

  • weave

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) , Swedish '' .

    Verb

  • To form something by passing lengths or strands of material over and under one another.
  • This loom weaves yarn into sweaters.
  • To spin a cocoon or a web.
  • Spiders weave beautiful but deadly webs.
  • To unite by close connection or intermixture.
  • * Shakespeare
  • This weaves itself, perforce, into my business.
  • * Byron
  • these words, thus woven into song
  • To compose creatively and intricately; to fabricate.
  • to weave the plot of a story

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A type or way of weaving.
  • That rug has a very tight weave .
  • Human or artificial hair worn to alter one's appearance, either to supplement or to cover the natural hair.
  • Etymology 2

    Probably from (etyl) veifa'' ‘move around, wave’, related to Latin ''vibrare .

    Verb

    (weav)
  • To move by turning and twisting.
  • The drunk weaved into another bar.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=January 15 , author=Saj Chowdhury , title=Man City 4 - 3 Wolves , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Tevez picked up a throw-in from the right, tip-toed his way into the area and weaved past three Wolves challenges before slotting in to display why, of all City's multi-million pound buys, he remains their most important player. }}
  • To make (a path or way) by winding in and out or from side to side.
  • The ambulance weaved its way through the heavy traffic.
  • * Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Weave a circle round him thrice.

    References

    * * English irregular verbs