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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Moral weakness; The state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age).

Usage examples (35)
  • This excess fatality rate is attributed to the physical frailty of older people, who generally recover less well from physical injuries.
  • Don't turn your head away, your peculiar modesty would hide what you call frailty and what I call love.
  • The final proof that he was human and his name frailty lies in the fact that he was a busybody.
  • If WOMAN be the weaker creature, her frailty should be the more readily forgiven. for more
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