Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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frail +‎ -ty

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