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Definition of frailty noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. frailties)
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  1. 1[uncountable] weakness and poor health Increasing frailty meant that she was more and more confined to bed.
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] weakness in a person's character or moral standards human frailty the frailties of human nature
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