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frailty

frailty

noun frail·ty \ˈfrāl-tē\

: physical weakness : the quality or state of being frail

: weakness of character that causes a person to do things that are morally wrong

plural frailties

Full Definition of FRAILTY

1
:  the quality or state of being frail
2
:  a fault due to weakness especially of moral character

Examples of FRAILTY

  1. the frailty of her voice
  2. We can no longer be surprised by the frailties of our political leaders.

First Known Use of FRAILTY

14th century

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