weak moment

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weak moment

A moment when one fails to have the discipline to act according to one's principles or better judgment and instead does something regrettable. I admit that, in a weak moment, I accepted a bribe to allow development to proceed without proper safety measures in place. I'm so sorry I cheated on you. It was a weak moment, and I'm ashamed of what I did.
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a weak ˈmoment

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a moment of ˈweakness

a time when you do or agree to something you would not normally do: In a weak moment I agreed to let them stay at our house, but later I wished I hadn’t.I was on a very strict diet but in a moment of weakness I ate a cream cake.
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References in classic literature ?
True to her creed, she did not attempt to interfere, although there were enough of those weak moments of depression to make it perfectly easy for a less scrupulous person to press through and know all, and perhaps Rachel was sorry that she did not choose.
After hearing this caricature of Clare's opinion poor Tess was glad that she had not said a word in a weak moment about her family--even though it was so unusually old almost to have gone round the circle and become a new one.
There seemed to be a desire for something frolicksome to follow upon this conversation, and in a weak moment I suggested that George should get out his banjo, and see if he could not give us a comic song.
Poverty and labour bore hard upon him, especially as county officers were getting troublesome, and in a weak moment he did the wicked act; but he has listened to my words, and his mind has got round again into its honest corner.
I am sure they also have their bad and weak moments just like everyone else.
Having said that, the sweeping effervescence of the film's catchy production numbers and its star-studded cast's winking portrayals are good enough reasons to let its weak moments slide.
5 Motivate each other during weak moments If one of you is struggling with motivation, remind him or her of all the reasons you both want to lose weight and lead a healthier lifestyle.
I however had my weak moments when I would go back home and stare at myself in the mirror wondering whether it was all worth it," he says of his experience at Morulem Mixed Secondary School in Turkana East.Samuel later moved to Lenginet Mixed Day Secondary School in Nakuru County where he underwent the same predicament as his initial school.
But during weak moments, you both admit that you simply just can't...
However, Ali's story does have its weak moments. The pace drops abruptly as the camera moves from Corsica to New Delhi.
Fiorina had some weak moments. When asked about(http://www.cnbc.com/2015/10/28/fiorina-our-tax-code-should-be-3-pages.html) tax reform , the former Hewlett-Packard CEO said that she would like the tax code to be three pages.
"The plot is not without its occasional weak moments, most notably a late exposition dump and a too-easy final riddle.
5 PREPARE FOR WEAK MOMENTS: Failing to prepare for those moments of weakness - could be your biggest mistake.
"Minsan sinasabi nga that I'm confident now because of the weight loss but I still have weak moments, when I feel bad.
These are useless questions because, first, they mistakenly view Al-Qaeda as an organization that, like a country or a corporation, has its strong and weak moments in interacting with the world; and second, they stress the secondary issue of Al-Qaeda's threat to the United States and the West, when the most important thing about the Al-Qaeda phenomenon is what it tells us about the slow unraveling of once coherent societies, mostly in the Middle East and South Asia.