1. 1〔見劣りがすること〕貧弱な poor
    • 貧弱な体格
    • a poor physique/a feeble body
    • 貧弱な男
    • a miserable-looking man
    • 貧弱な家
    • a miserable [shabby] house/a mere apology for a house
    • 身なりは貧弱だが品があった
    • He looked dignified despite his shabby clothes.
  1. 2〔量・内容が乏しいこと〕貧弱な scanty;meager,《英》 meagre
    • 演説の内容は貧弱なものだった
    • His speech was poor [meager] in content.
    • 彼の想像力はきわめて貧弱であった
    • He had little [a poor] imagination.
    • 私の貧弱な知識ではこの現象は解釈できない
    • I cannot explain this phenomenon with my meager [poor/scanty] knowledge.