Firm and Weak


Firm adjective - Not showing weakness or uncertainty.
Usage example: a friendly fellow with a ready smile and a firm handshake

Weak is an antonym for firm in topics: inflexible, unalterable, stable, flexible.

Nearby Words: firming, firmness, firmly, firmed


Weak adjective - Lacking strength of will or character.
Usage example: the opinion that overweight people are just weak individuals who easily give in to temptation

Firm is an antonym for weak in topics: faint, exposed, cowardly, tough, deficient.

Both words in one sentence

  • Surprisingly Elite Cannon Fodder: On the mission to depose the goddess, you're not supposed to win, you're supposed to make your firm look weak so she doesn't retain counsel.
  • The Social Darwinist aka: Social Darwinist In First Knight, the villain Malagant is a firm believer in this, and cannot understand his rival King Arthur's philosophy that it is the duty of the strong to help and protect the weak.
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