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frailty

noun uk   /ˈfreɪl.ti/ us    /-t̬i/
[U] weakness and lack of health or strength: Though ill for most of her life, physical frailty never stopped her from working. [C or U] moral weakness: Most of the characters in the novel exhibit those common human frailties - ignorance and greed. Tolerant of human frailty in whatever form, she almost never judged people.
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