Frailty - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfreɪlti|  American pronunciation of the word frailty
Brit.  |ˈfreɪlti|  British pronunciation of the word frailty


- the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age) (syn: debility, feebleness, frailness, infirmity, valetudinarianism)
- moral weakness (syn: vice)


We can no longer be surprised by the frailties of our political leaders.

There is some characteristic frailty at the bottom of every human heart.

the frailty of her thin body

Word forms

singular: frailty
plural: frailties
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