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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Weaken  \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 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  impaired  by  diminution  [syn:  {diminished},  {lessened},  {vitiated}] 
  2:  made  weak  or  weaker 
  3:  reduced  in  strength;  "the  faded  tones  of  an  old  recording" 
  [syn:  {attenuate},  {attenuated},  {faded}] 
  4:  mixed  with  water;  "sold  cut  whiskey";  "a  cup  of  thinned 
  soup"  [syn:  {cut},  {thinned}] 
  5:  used  of  inanimate  objects  or  their  value  [syn:  {hurt}] 

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