weakening
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weakening
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weakening (countable and uncountable, plural weakenings)
 An instance or process of loss of strength.
 Charles Dickens
 That immortal creature had gone over the proofs with great pains — had of course taken out the stiflings — hardplungings, lungeings, and other convulsions — and had also taken out her weakenings and damagings of her own effects.
 Charles Dickens
 (uncountable, mathematics) A structural principle of mathematical logic that states that the hypotheses of any derived fact may be freely extended with additional assumptions.
TranslationsEdit
loss of strength
