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frailty

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  1. 1 a defect in character selfishness is a common human frailty Synonyms of frailty demerit, dereliction, failing, foible, fault, shortcoming, sin, vice, want, weaknessWords Related to frailty blot, spot, stain; blemish, deficiency, flaw, imperfection, minus, nit; Achilles' heel, soft spot; corruption, depravity, evil, immorality, sinfulness, wickednessNear Antonyms of frailty excellence, perfection; goodness, integrity, morality, probity, rectitude, righteousnessAntonyms of frailty merit, virtue

  2. 2 the quality or state of lacking physical strength or vigor frailty doesn't affect all elderly people, for many are indeed healthy and strong Synonyms of frailty asthenia, debilitation, debility, delicacy, enervation, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, fragility, frailness, weakness, infirmity, languidness, languor, listlessness, lowness, wimpinessWords Related to frailty decay, decrepitude; breakdown, collapse, prostration; exhaustion, fatigue, lassitude, weariness; defenselessness, helplessness, impotence, impuissance, powerlessness; effeteness, softness, tenderness; disablement, incapacitation, invalidism; damage, harm, hurt, impairment, injuryNear Antonyms of frailty energy, vitality; brawniness, fitness, heftiness, huskiness, lustiness, muscularity, virility; hardness, ruggedness, stoutness, sturdiness, toughness; health, healthiness, soundness, wellnessAntonyms of frailty hardihood, hardiness, robustness, strength, vigor

  3. 3 the quality or state of lacking strength of will or character the frailty shown by the apostle Peter when he denied Jesus three times Synonyms of frailty frailness, weakness, softness, spinelessness, wimpiness, wimpishness, wishy-washinessWords Related to frailty collapse; failing, flaw, foible, peccadillo; evil, immorality, wickedness; corruption, corruptnessNear Antonyms of frailty discipline, self-discipline; goodness, integrity, morality, rectitude, righteousness, rightness, uprightness, virtuousnessAntonyms of frailty backbone, chutzpah (also chutzpa or hutzpah or hutzpa), firmness, fortitude, hardihood, mettle, moxie, nerve, resoluteness, strength, toughness


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