Origin: oe. Frelete, freilte, OF. Frailete, fr. L. Fragilitas. See Frail, and cf. Fragility.

1. The condition quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally, frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liableness to be deceived or seduced. God knows our frailty, [and] pities our weakness. (Locke)

2. A fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity.

Synonym: Frailness, fragility, imperfection, failing.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 2,108 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link