Idiom: Spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak
Meaning: If the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak, someone lacks the willpower to change things they do because they derive too much pleasure from them.Country: International English | Subject Area: Body and bodily functions | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Spirit of the law
- Dunkirk spirit
- Kindred spirit
- Flesh and blood
- Make your flesh crawl
- Pound of flesh
- In the flesh
- Press the flesh
- Weak at the knees
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