frailness frailness

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Dykes's one "complaint" about his little lefthander is made with a wide grin: "The only trouble with Shantz is his frailness.
  2. Failing in his lifelong search for a girl who combined frailness with sensuality, he built those qualities into a procession of operatic heroines Manon Lescaut, Mimi in Bohme .

Quotes

  1. "We need to get our confidence, our game and our concentration back, but there is no frailness about us. I have no doubt about that," Zidane said. "We have lost two matches, that's all. We have to forget these last two defeats and especially...
    on Mar 23, 2004 By: Zinedine Zidane Source: Independent Online

  2. "I liked his grit. I liked his leadership. I liked his footwork. I liked a lot about him," Chow said. "And I like Olson. I don't have a problem with Olson. He's going to be a nice quarterback. The frailness of these two kids is crazy:All of a...
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Norm Chow Source: ESPN

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