Frailty meaning

frāltē
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Frailty is defined as the condition of being weak, either literally or figuratively.

When a person has become old, unable to walk well and looks as if a feather could knock him over, this is an example of frailty.

If you have a tendency to lie in an uncomfortable situation, this lack of honesty is an example of a frailty.

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The condition or quality of being frail.
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A fault, especially a moral weakness.
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The quality or condition of being frail; weakness, specif. moral weakness.
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Any fault or failing arising from such weakness.
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(uncountable) The condition quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally; frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liability to be deceived or seduced.
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A fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity.
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Origin of frailty

  • From Old French fraileté

    From Wiktionary