Antonyms of adj strong

10 senses of strong

Sense 1
strong (vs. weak) -- (having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man")

weak (vs. strong) -- (wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar")
        => anemic, anaemic -- (lacking vigor or energy; "an anemic attempt to hit the baseball")
        => adynamic, asthenic, debilitated, enervated -- (lacking strength or vigor)
        => faint, feeble -- (lacking strength or vigor; "damning with faint praise"; "faint resistance"; "feeble efforts"; "a feeble voice")
        => feeble, lame -- (pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument")
        => flimsy -- (lacking solidity or strength; "a flimsy table"; "flimsy construction")
        => jerry-built, shoddy -- (of inferior workmanship and materials; "mean little jerry-built houses")
        => namby-pamby, gutless, spineless, wishy-washy -- (weak in willpower, courage or vitality)
        => pale, pallid, wan, sick -- ((of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn")
        => puny -- (inferior in strength or significance; "a puny physique"; "puny excuses")
        => vulnerable -- (capable of being wounded or hurt; "vulnerable parts of the body")
        => weakened -- (made weak or weaker)

Sense 2
strong -- (not faint or feeble; "a strong odor of burning rubber")

INDIRECT (VIA intense) -> mild -- (moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism")

Sense 3
potent, strong -- (having or wielding force or authority; "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons")

INDIRECT (VIA powerful) -> powerless -- (lacking power)

Sense 4
potent (vs. impotent), strong, stiff -- (having a strong physiological or chemical effect; "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink")


Sense 5
impregnable, inviolable, secure, strong, unassailable, unattackable -- (immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with; "an impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"; "a secure telephone connection")

INDIRECT (VIA invulnerable) -> vulnerable -- (susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge")

Sense 6
solid, strong, substantial -- (of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings")

INDIRECT (VIA sound) -> unsound -- (not in good condition; damaged or decayed; "an unsound foundation")

Sense 7
strong -- (of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection; "`sing' is a strong verb")

INDIRECT (VIA irregular) -> regular -- (in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle; "his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties")

Sense 8
hard, strong -- (being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content; "hard liquor")

INDIRECT (VIA alcoholic) -> nonalcoholic -- (characterized by the absence of alcohol; "nonalcoholic beverages")

Sense 9
strong, warm -- (freshly made or left; "a warm trail"; "the scent is warm")

INDIRECT (VIA fresh) -> stale -- (lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"; "the beer was stale")

Sense 10
firm, strong -- (strong and sure; "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the rope")

INDIRECT (VIA forceful) -> forceless, unforceful -- (lacking force; feeble; "a forceless argument")

Similarity of adj strong

10 senses of strong

Sense 1
strong (vs. weak) -- (having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man")
       => beardown (prenominal) -- (with full strength; "his beardown performance in the exhibition game")
       => beefed-up -- (made greater or stronger; "beefed-up sales efforts")
       => brawny, hefty, muscular, powerful, sinewy -- ((of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms")
       => bullnecked -- (having a thick short powerful neck)
       => bullocky -- (resembling a bullock in strength and power; "thick bullocky shoulders")
       => fortified -- (having something added to increase the strength; "fortified wine")
       => hard, knockout, severe -- (very strong or vigorous; "strong winds"; "a hard left to the chin"; "a knockout punch"; "a severe blow")
       => industrial-strength, weapons-grade -- (extremely strong or concentrated or durable; "industrial-strength detergent"; "weapons-grade salsa")
       => ironlike -- (exhibiting strength or hardness like that of iron; "ironlike determination"; "ironlike nerves"; "ironlike discipline of the Marines")
       => knock-down (prenominal), powerful -- (strong enough to knock down or overwhelm; "a knock-down blow")
       => noticeable -- (readily noticed; "a noticeable resemblance")
       => reinforced, strengthened -- (given added strength or support; "reinforced concrete contains steel bars or metal netting")
       => robust -- (strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity; "the experiment yielded robust results"; "a robust faith")
       => stiff -- (powerful; "a stiff current"; "a stiff breeze")
       => vehement -- (characterized by great force or energy; "vehement deluges of rain"; "vehement clapping"; "a vehement defense")
       => virile -- (characterized by energy and vigor; "a virile and ever stronger free society"; "a new and virile leadership")
       => well-knit, well-set -- (strongly and firmly constructed; "a well-knit argument"; "a well-knit theatrical production"; "well-knit athletes"; "a sailor short but well-set"- Alexander Hamilton)
          Also See-> powerful#1; robust#1; rugged#1; tough#3, toughened#1

Sense 2
strong -- (not faint or feeble; "a strong odor of burning rubber")
       => intense (vs. mild) -- (possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense")

Sense 3
potent, strong -- (having or wielding force or authority; "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons")
       => powerful (vs. powerless) -- (having great power or force or potency or effect; "the most powerful government in western Europe"; "his powerful arms"; "a powerful bomb"; "the horse's powerful kick"; "powerful drugs"; "a powerful argument")

Sense 4
potent (vs. impotent), strong, stiff -- (having a strong physiological or chemical effect; "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink")
       => equipotent -- (having equal strength or efficacy)
       => multipotent -- (able to many things; "multipotent drugs")
          Also See-> effective#1, effectual#1, efficacious#2; fertile#1; powerful#1

Sense 5
impregnable, inviolable, secure, strong, unassailable, unattackable -- (immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with; "an impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"; "a secure telephone connection")
       => invulnerable (vs. vulnerable) -- (immune to attack; impregnable; "gunners raked the beach from invulnerable positions on the cliffs")

Sense 6
solid, strong, substantial -- (of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings")
       => sound (vs. unsound) -- (in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay; "a sound timber"; "the wall is sound"; "a sound foundation")

Sense 7
strong -- (of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection; "`sing' is a strong verb")
       => irregular (vs. regular) -- (contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices")

Sense 8
hard, strong -- (being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content; "hard liquor")
       => alcoholic (vs. nonalcoholic) -- (characteristic of or containing alcohol; "alcoholic drinks")

Sense 9
strong, warm -- (freshly made or left; "a warm trail"; "the scent is warm")
       => fresh (vs. stale) -- (recently made, produced, or harvested; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"; "fresh lettuce")

Sense 10
firm, strong -- (strong and sure; "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the rope")
       => forceful (vs. forceless) -- (characterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical); "a forceful speaker"; "a forceful personality"; "forceful measures"; "a forceful plan for peace")

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