Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The condition or quality of being frail.
  • n. A fault, especially a moral weakness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The condition quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally; frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liability to be deceived or seduced.
  • n. A fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The condition or quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally; frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liableness to be deceived or seduced.
  • n. A fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condition or quality of being frail; weakness of condition or of resolution; infirmity; liability to be deceived or seduced.
  • n. A fault proceeding from human weakness; a foible; a sin of infirmity.
  • n. Synonyms Imperfection, failng.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. moral weakness
  • n. the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)

Etymologies

frail +‎ -ty (Wiktionary)

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