EGO WEAKNESS By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Psychoanalytical theory. The ability of the ego to control impulses and to tolerate frustration, disappointment and stress. Compare ego strength. EGO WEAKNESS: "Ego weakness is seen in people suffering from anxiety and conflicts." Related Psychology Terms EGO STRENGTH EGO-DYSTONIC REACTION FORMATION PSYCHOHISTORY PROJECTION STRESS MANAGEMENT SEXUALITY EGO-SPLITTING GENERAL FACTOR RATE LAW Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EGO WEAKNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ego-weakness/ (accessed December 7, 2019).