Translation of weakness in Spanish:


debilidad, n.

Pronunciation /ˈwiknəs/ /ˈwiːknəs/

See Spanish definition of debilidad


  • 1

    • 1.1

      (of body) debilidad feminine
      (of structure, material) falta de solidez feminine
      (of structure, material) endeblez feminine
      (of defenses, army) debilidad feminine
      (of argument) pobreza feminine
      • The nerve condition is characterized by weakness and quick fatigue of facial muscles.
      • Other symptoms include general weakness, a weak cry and various neurological disorders.
      • Yet it undertakes this task in conditions of profound economic weakness.
      • My life had dissolved into illness, weakness, pain and exhaustion.
      • He knows our human condition, our weakness and frailty, even better than we do.
      • These conditions continue to be seen as a sign of weakness rather than illness.
      • Lastly there may be a stage of exhaustion, tiredness and weakness.
      • The problem, which results in instant weakness, first struck him last season.
      • A prolonged admission is likely to result in profound weakness and physical disability.
      • The country's economic weakness resulted in a weakening of its military capability.
      • The result is muscle weakness that is especially pronounced in the face, arms, and legs.
      • That is to say it did not stem from any inherent infirmity or weakness or deficiency.
      • This is the same bacterial nerve toxin that causes botulism, an illness which causes muscle weakness or paralysis.
      • Conversely, deprivation produces feelings of inferiority, weakness and helplessness.
      • Myasthenia gravis is a chronic, autoimmune disorder which results in progressive skeletal muscle weakness.
      • Such conditions can lead to dizziness, weakness, lethargy and confusion.
      • Hecate's words faltered and she trembled with weakness and exhaustion.
      • Critics will no doubt mock the idea, asserting perhaps that it is a sign of weakness or even desperation.
      • It has been run by two-party or three-party coalitions, with all the instability and weakness that brings.
      • This resulted in several long-range attacks which spotted defensive weakness and exploited it.
      • You know, we all have our strengths and our weaknesses, our faults and our abilities.
      • We know each other's faults and weaknesses and complement each other.
      • There are actually numerous ways to intercept packets in Windows, each with their own disadvantages and weaknesses.
      • You need to make sure that the system responds adequately to any faults and weaknesses that have been reported.
      • Then, as life goes on, you learn to understand and accept that person's faults and weaknesses.
      • Its lack of formality was now depicted as a weakness, not a strength.
      • The objective of the event is to explore the strengths and weaknesses of franchising as a source of new business opportunities.
      • The commission is visiting all the candidates before writing a report on their strengths and weaknesses.
      • You are the same person with the same weaknesses and the same strengths.
      • American efforts to address these issues reveal both the strengths and weaknesses of our society.
      • Who is your competition, and what are their strengths or weaknesses?
      • It now has more strengths than weaknesses and ‘has come a long way’ since 1998.
      • In short, Scotland's economic strengths outweigh its weaknesses.
      • Much like each of us, candidates for the Presidency have their own strengths and weaknesses.
      • The more they sang, the more apparent their individual strengths and weaknesses became.
      • So we all bring to the table a variety of experiences, strengths and weaknesses.
      • It will identify the financial strengths and weaknesses of your system.
      • This will identify the strengths and weaknesses of the business and will guide decisions on the best way forward.
      • So, what are Clark's strengths and weaknesses, and how can she win back voters?
      • His other key weakness is his inability to detach himself from his players and put them under pressure.
      • In the report the school was praised for its success in addressing weaknesses highlighted in the last report.

    • 1.2(ineffectualness)

      falta de carácter feminine
      flaqueza feminine

  • 2

    • 2.1(weak point)

      (in structure, policy) punto débil masculine
      (in person's character) flaqueza feminine
      (in person's character) punto débil masculine
      (in person's character) punto flaco masculine informal
      we all have our weaknesses todos tenemos nuestras debilidades
      • I've always had a weakness for the company of good-looking men.
      • I invest quite a lot of money for my children, but I also have a definite weakness for shoes - I can't resist them.

    • 2.2(liking)

      debilidad feminine
      flaqueza feminine
      chocolate is one of my weaknesses el chocolate es una de mis flaquezas
      • to have a weakness for sth tener debilidad por algo