frailty

Definition of frailty

frail´ty   Pronunciation: frāl´tŷ
n.1.The condition or quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally; frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liableness to be deceived or seduced.
God knows our frailty, [and] pities our weakness.
- Locke.
2.A fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity.

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