Definitions for frailtyˈfreɪl ti, ˈfreɪ əl-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

frail•tyˈfreɪl ti, ˈfreɪ əl-(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the quality or state of being frail.

  2. a fault resulting from moral weakness.

Origin of frailty:

1300–50; ME frailte, frelete < OF frailete < L fragilitās. See frail1, -ity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. infirmity, frailty, debility, feebleness, frailness, valetudinarianism(noun)

    the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)

  2. frailty, vice(noun)

    moral weakness


  1. frailty(Noun)

    The condition quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally; frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liability to be deceived or seduced.

  2. frailty(Noun)

    A fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frailty(adj)

    the condition quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally, frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liableness to be deceived or seduced

  2. Frailty(adj)

    a fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity


  1. Frailty

    Frailty is a 2001 American-German-Italian psychological horror film, directed by and starring Bill Paxton, and co-starring Matthew McConaughey. This film is the directorial debut for Paxton. The plot focuses on the strange relationship between two young boys and their fanatically religious father, who believes that he has been commanded by God to kill demons.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


physical weakness or (a) moral failing

She loved him in spite of his frailties.

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