Definition of “frailty” - English Dictionary


(Definition of “frailty” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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frailtynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈfreɪl·ti, ˈfreɪ·əl-/

physical weakness; lack of health or strength:

[ U ] Despite his frailty, he continued to travel.

Frailty also means moral weakness:

[ C ] human frailties such as selfishness and greed

(Definition of “frailty” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)