Synonyms for frailty

Grammar : Noun
Spell : freyl-tee, frey-uhl-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈfreɪl ti, ˈfreɪ əl-

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Définition of frailty

Origin :
  • mid-14c., from Old French fraileté "frailty, weakness," from Latin fragilitatem (nominative fragilitas), from fragilis "fragile" (see fragility). Related: Frailties.
  • noun weakness, flaw
Example sentences :
  • And, by the frailty of those they have triumphed over, they judge of all the rest.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • But Indian nature is human nature, with all its frailty and humiliation.
  • Extract from : « King Philip » by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
  • Naomi's frailty appeared to be not only of the body but also of the spirit.
  • Extract from : « The Scapegoat » by Hall Caine
  • Most of them belonged to the Frailty Theatre, and their usual talk was of the "stars" engaged there.
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
  • She wanted to draw a veil over her frailty, but I wouldn't let her.
  • Extract from : « The Eternal City » by Hall Caine
  • What would you have to answer for if you should provoke me to frailty?
  • Extract from : « The Comedies of William Congreve » by William Congreve
  • The interval was passed with the young lady of frailty and beauty.
  • Extract from : « City Crimes » by Greenhorn
  • With old Sir John we have more flesh, and, therefore, more of frailty.
  • Extract from : « The Jucklins » by Opie Read
  • Thus the frailty and superficiality of our own judgments cannot brook contradiction.
  • Extract from : « The Sense of Beauty » by George Santayana
  • It was of her he spoke the notable words, "Frailty, thy name is woman!"
  • Extract from : « A Midnight Fantasy » by Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Antonyms for frailty

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