I believe Imam Tirmidhi in his terminology refers to a Hadith being Da’if using the terminology Gharib. I was wondering if the following Hadith is weak?
حَدَّثَنَا عَلِيُّ بْنُ حُجْرٍ أَخْبَرَنَا ابْنُ الْمُبَارَكِ عَنْ مَعْمَرٍ عَنْ أَشْعَثَ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ مُغَفَّلٍ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ نَهَى أَنْ يَبُولَ الرَّجُلُ فِي مُسْتَحَمِّهِ وَقَالَ إِنَّ عَامَّةَ الْوَسْوَاسِ مِنْهُ
Imam Tirmidhi has not necessarily declared it weak. However, he is pointing out the fact that this text is reported more authentically as the statement of the Sahabi rather than as a Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)
Some Muhaddithun have preferred that, whilst others have still declared the version in question as authentic, since all the narrators are reliable.
(Refer: Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 21, Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 28, Sahih Ibn HIbban, Hadith: 1255 and Mustadrak Hakim, vol.1 pg.167)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,
Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar