Watery vs. Weak

Watery vs. Weak — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Watery and Weak

Wateryadjective

Filled with, consisting of, or soaked with water; wet or soggy

watery soil.

Weakadjective

Lacking physical strength, energy, or vigor; feeble.

Wateryadjective

Containing too much water; diluted

watery soup.

Weakadjective

Likely to fail under pressure, stress, or strain; lacking resistance

a weak link in a chain.

Wateryadjective

Suggestive of water, as in being thin, pale, or liquid

watery sunshine.

Weakadjective

Lacking firmness of character or strength of will

a weak person unable to cope with adversity.

Wateryadjective

Lacking force or substance; weak or insipid

watery prose.

Weakadjective

Lacking intensity or strength; faint

weak light.a weak voice.

Wateryadjective

Secreting or discharging water or watery fluid, especially as a symptom of disease.

Weakadjective

Lacking the proper strength or amount of ingredients

weak coffee.

Wateryadjective

Accompanied by tears; tearful

a watery good-bye.

Weakadjective

Having low prices or few transactions

a weak market for oil stocks.

Wateryadjective

Wet, soggy or soaked with water.

Weakadjective

Lacking the ability to function normally or fully

a weak heart.

Wateryadjective

Diluted or having too much water.

Weakadjective

Unable to digest food easily; readily nauseated

a weak stomach.

Wateryadjective

(of light) Thin and pale therefore suggestive of water.

Weakadjective

Lacking or resulting from a lack of intelligence

a weak mind.weak reasoning.

Wateryadjective

Weak and insipid.

Weakadjective

Lacking aptitude or skill

a weak student.weak in math.

Wateryadjective

Discharging water or similar substance as a result of disease etc.

Weakadjective

Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing

a weak argument.

Wateryadjective

Tearful.

Weakadjective

Lacking authority or the power to govern

a weak ruler.

Wateryadjective

filled with water;

watery soil

Weakadjective

Of, relating to, or being those verbs in Germanic languages that form a past tense and past participle by means of a dental suffix, as start, started; have, had; bring, brought.

Wateryadjective

wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or blood or tears;

wiped his reeking neck

Weakadjective

Of, relating to, or being the inflection of nouns or adjectives in Germanic languages with a declensional suffix that historically contained an n.

Wateryadjective

filled or brimming with tears;

swimming eyeswatery eyessorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid

Weakadjective

Unstressed or unaccented in pronunciation or poetic meter. Used of a word or syllable.

Wateryadjective

relating to or resembling or consisting of water;

a watery grave

Weakadjective

Designating a verse ending in which the metrical stress falls on a word or syllable that is unstressed in normal speech, such as a preposition.

Wateryadjective

overly diluted; thin and insipid;

washy coffeewatery milkweak tea

Weakadjective

Lacking in force (usually strength) or ability.

The child was too weak to move the boulder.They easily guessed his weak computer password.

Weakadjective

Unable to sustain a great weight, pressure, or strain.

a weak timber; a weak rope

Weakadjective

Unable to withstand temptation, urgency, persuasion, etc.; easily impressed, moved, or overcome; accessible; vulnerable.

weak resolutions; weak virtue

Weakadjective

Dilute, lacking in taste or potency.

We were served stale bread and weak tea.

Weakadjective

(grammar) Displaying a particular kind of inflection, including:

Weakadjective

Regular in inflection, lacking vowel changes and having a past tense with -d- or -t-.

Weakadjective

Showing less distinct grammatical endings.

Weakadjective

Definite in meaning, often used with a definite article or similar word.

Weakadjective

(chemistry) That does not ionize completely into anions and cations in a solution.

a weak acid;a weak base

Weakadjective

(physics) One of the four fundamental forces associated with nuclear decay.

Weakadjective

(slang) Bad or uncool.

This place is weak.

Weakadjective

Having a narrow range of logical consequences; narrowly applicable. (Often contrasted with a strong statement which implies it.)

Weakadjective

Resulting from, or indicating, lack of judgment, discernment, or firmness; unwise; hence, foolish.

Weakadjective

Not having power to convince; not supported by force of reason or truth; unsustained.

The prosecution advanced a weak case.

Weakadjective

Lacking in vigour or expression.

a weak sentence; a weak style

Weakadjective

Not prevalent or effective, or not felt to be prevalent; not potent; feeble.

Weakadjective

(stock exchange) Tending towards lower prices.

a weak market; wheat is weak at present

Weakadjective

(photography) Lacking contrast.

a weak negative

Weakadjective

having little physical or spiritual strength;

a weak radio signala weak link

Weakadjective

overly diluted; thin and insipid;

washy coffeewatery milkweak tea

Weakadjective

lacking power

Weakadjective

used of vowels or syllables; pronounced with little or no stress;

a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllablea weak stress on the second syllable

Weakadjective

having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings;

I'm only humanfrail humanity

Weakadjective

lacking force; feeble;

a forceless argument

Weakadjective

lacking physical strength or vitality;

a feeble old womanher body looked sapless

Weakadjective

used of verbs having standard (or regular) inflection

Weakadjective

lacking physical strength or vigor

Weakadjective

characterized by excessive softness or self-indulgence;

an effeminate civilization