What does frailty mean?

Definitions for frailtyˈfreɪl ti, ˈfreɪ əl-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word frailty.

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frailty in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frailty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare:

    Frailty, thy name is woman

  2. William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 1 scene 2:

    Frailty, thy name is woman!

  3. Seneca:

    It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    It is a frailty of a person’s mind to find that an individual is different from an animal and so sheer stupidity to think that the people have brain that can understand better than animals.

  5. Brooks Atkinson:

    The humorous man recognizes that absolute purity, absolute justice, absolute logic and perfection are beyond human achievement and that men have been able to live happily for thousands of years in a state of genial frailty.

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