How to use Weakly in a sentence
He was lame and of weakly health.
She sank to the bed weakly and covered her face with her hands.
The kid struggled weakly, voicing a faint cry.
Scions from a tree which is weakly, or liable to injury by frosts, are strengthened by engrafting on robust stocks.
The firelight flickered weakly; creating shadows on his face that made his expression hard to discern.Advertisement
His constitution, weakly in childhood, strengthened with advancing years so as to allow him to get through an incredible amount of sedentary labour, while he retained to the last the fresh and cheerful temperament of a boy.
Moreover the number 616 is too weakly supported to admit of its being recognized as the original.
He weakly yielded to pressure and bestowed the cardinal's hat upon the corrupt and debauched Dubois.
Was the nail in the coffin, no pun intended, Evelyn joked weakly.
Then, of forms which are but weakly represented, we have the otherwise abundant thrushes (Turdidae), and, above all, the woodpeckers (Picidae), of which only very few species, out of 400, just cross the boundary and occur in Lombok, Celebes or the Moluccas, but are unknown elsewhere in the region."Advertisement
Lord Sheffield merely replies, somewhat weakly it must be said, that his friend never intended the words to be taken literally.
The mass becomes unduly sanguine or weakly surrenders to panic. Hence the law of error does not apply, and speculation by the public may unsteady prices.
Junot, believing the allied August21, left to be weakly held, attacked it without reconnoitring, but Wellesley's regiments, marched thither behind the heights, sprang up in line; and under their volleys and bayonet charge, supported by artillery fire, Junot's deep columns were driven off the direct road to Lisbon.
Appendages of 2nd pair, with their basal segments uniting in the middle line below the mouth, weakly chelate at apex.
A plant or animal in perfect health is more resistant to parasitical invasion than one which is ill-nourished and weakly.Advertisement
Nor would they seem to have discovered how weakly held the trenches were; for a considerable proportion of both infantry and artillery had been withdrawn by that date, as only two more nights remained according to the programme.
The " New Laws " were weakly revoked, and Pedro de la Gasca, as first president of the Audiencia (court of justice) of Peru, was sent out to restore order.
Edwy, to judge from the disproportionately large numbers of charters issued during his reign, seems to have been weakly lavish in the granting of privileges, and soon the chief men of Mercia and Northumbria were disgusted by his partiality for Wessex.
After a public disputation in which the Catholics were weakly represented, and a popular demonstration in favour of the new doctrines, the council of Geneva rather reluctantly sanctioned the abolition of the Mass.
The removal of weakly, sickly, overcrowded and gross infertile shoots is usually, however, a matter about which there can be few mistakes when once the habit of growth and the form and arrangement of the buds are known.Advertisement
Under the new constitution, the permission of parliament was necessary before the king could leave Neapolitan territory; but this was weakly granted, after Ferdinand had sworn the most solemn oaths to maintain the constitution.
I want to put strongly and completely all that is necessary, for I think things weakly said might as well not be said at all, for they are, as it were, deflowered and spoiled - but I profess the greatest horror for uselessness (however brilliant) and filling up. These things can only weaken a picture by distracting the attention toward secondary things."
The simple and weakly young man, who had spent fifteen of his twenty-five years in confinement, had, in all probability, done no more than scheme for an escape from his dungeon.
Instead, it is very weakly acidic, reacting with strong bases.
You sniff the air You smile weakly - Jolen unwraps the bowl, peering at it still, blowing harshly to remove the dust.Advertisement
The zone is weakly hydrogen-bonded, fluid and reactive, and accumulates small cations, multivalent anions and hydrophobic solutes.
Conceptual understanding broadly reflected these trends, and conceptual and behavioral performance were found to be only weakly correlated.
The facility will be rapidly tuneable allowing data to be collected from small, weakly diffracting crystals over a wide range of wavelengths.
Values are weakly anthropocentric and ecocentric Advocates forms of direct and cosmopolitan democracy with active citizenship Allows and promotes the greening of socialism.
Regions, weakly defined by NMR or possibly affected by crystal packing, are determined less confidently.
Keston, D.A. and Laing, E.W. and Diver, D.A. (2003) Bernstein modes in a weakly relativistic electron-positron plasma.
When a uranium-tipped weapon hits an object, it produces a vapor that is weakly radioactive.
They occur where the beds are weakly cemented or there is a thin seam of clay.
Acid helps increase the solubility of a weakly soluble salt.
Her brief was to examine the lack of housing supply and explain why it reacts only weakly to a rise in prices.
The Chairman, Mr LEES said she was a rather weakly girl and was at present receiving instruction to a considerable extent.
In some cases the NEO is held together too weakly to be able to absorb the energy transfer required for deflexion.
In fact, new housing supply responds fairly weakly to changes in house prices.
You know where to find me if you do.Ã¢ I smile weakly at her and hope it doesn't look too wistful.
Of a number of plants growing side by side, those which become infected with moulds are the most weakly, and an animal in low health is more subject to contagious disease than one which is robust.
Patients (40) with systemic lupus erythematosus had 10% weakly positive reaction for ASA.
Charlesworth 's wife had only been confined about a month, and was in a very weakly state.
These neurons are involved in sensory processing in weakly electric fish.
The relative effect of the ions is the reverse of the Hofmeister series just given with weakly hydrated ions binding best, i.e.
The existential quantifier argument will work if the ordinal stage at which the model is being constructed is a weakly compact cardinal.
You know where to find me if you do.Ã¢ I smile weakly at her and hope it does n't look too wistful.
In the first two to three days the infant is lethargic, has muscle weakness, and sucks weakly.
Not many months later a weakly lad knocked at one of the gates of Berlin.
Avoiding the main road, held by the enemy in force, they attacked a weakly held stockade, and succeeded in cutting their way through, with a loss of two British officers mortally wounded, 39 Hausa killed, and double that number wounded or missing.
Liprandi's corps formed near Traktir Bridge, and early on the 25th of October its advanced guard moved southward to attack the ridge, which was weakly occupied by Turkish battalions behind slight entrenchments.
Senor Errazuriz weakly gave way, and a decree was promulgated placing the 1899, and the verdict was accepted unreservedly by both governments.
The troops of Cologne and Munster formed part of his army, other friends of Louis were preparing to take the field, and after a severe winter campaign, the elector, defeated in combat and manoeuvre, was forced back to the Weser, and being but weakly supported by the Imperialists, found himself compelled to make a separate peace (June 6th, 1673).
Confronted by a pale weakly boy like the dauphin Charles and the remnants of the discredited council, the situation of the states was stronger than ever.
She smiled weakly at his deliberate misinterpretation of the cliché.
San Franciscan climate is breezy, damp and at times chilling; often depressing to the weakly, but a splendid tonic to others.