frailty

frail"ty

(frl"t), n.;
pl. frailties (frl"tz).
[OE. frelete, freilte, OF. frailet, fr. L. fragilitas. See Frail, a., and cf. Fragility.] 1. The condition or quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally; frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liableness to be deceived or seduced.
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God knows our frailty, [and] pities our weakness.
Locke.
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2. A fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity.

Syn. -- Frailness; fragility; imperfection; failing.
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