frailty frailty  /f ˈreɪl ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
  2. (n) moral weakness

Usage(s):

  1. As anyone who's seen a Jackie Chan film knows, our hero always drags himself out of frailty and despair to fight, spin, laugh and win.
  2. To take advantage of Tut's apparent frailty, an ancient criminal, like a contemporary one, would need means, opportunity and motive.
  3. A tragic gas leak offers a parable of industrial lifeIn Specimen Days Walt Whitman created a terrible picture of the proximity of human progress and human frailty by.

News

  • Say So Long to Having It So Good

    A neighbor's death reminds us that the baby boomers are approaching terminal years of frailty and need, offering a legacy so different from the promise that they inherited, Alan Cowell writes.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: International Herald Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "Isn't there a doctor that recognized the frailty of the young boys? I'm astonished. I'm astonished. People treat their pets better than New Jersey has treated their children in this instance," Foley said.
    on Nov 6, 2003 By: Mark Foley Source: WXii 12.com

  2. Pantheist Albert Einstein said, "I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation, whose purposes are modeled after our own - a God, in short, who is but a reflection of human frailty. Neither can I believe that the...
    on Jun 27, 2005 By: Albert Einstein Source: Collective Bellaciao

  3. And it talks about how the fact that when you pulled troops out of Somalia in 1993, bin Laden said, "I have seen the frailty and the weakness and the cowardice of US troops."
    on Sep 26, 2006 By: Osama bin Laden Source: renewamerica.us

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