frailty

  • 1Frailty — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Frailty Título Escalofrío Ficha técnica Dirección Bill Paxton Producción David Blocker David Kirschner Corey Sienega Guión …

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  • 2frailty — frail ty (fr[=a]l t[y^]), n.; pl. {frailties} (fr[=a]l t[i^]z). [OE. frelete, freilte, OF. frailet[ e], fr. L. fragilitas. See {Frail}, a., and cf. {Fragility}.] 1. The condition or quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Frailty — ist: der Originaltitel des US amerikanischen Thrillers Dämonisch aus dem Jahr 2001 die Kurzform des Frailty Syndroms, siehe Gebrechlichkeit Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselb …

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  • 4frailty — I noun blemish, breakability, brittleness, debility, defect, defectiveness, deficiency, delicacy, demerit, destructibility, enervation, failing, failure, failure of strength, fallibility, fault, feebleness, flaw, flimsiness, foible, fragilitas,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5frailty — mid 14c., from O.Fr. fraileté frailty, weakness, from L. fragilitatem (nom. fragilitas), from fragilis fragile (see FRAGILITY (Cf. fragility)). Related: Frailties …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6frailty — *fault, failing, foible, vice Analogous words: defect, flaw, *blemish: infirmity, fragility, feebleness, weakness (see corresponding adjectives at WEAK) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7frailty — [n] weakness, flaw Achilles heel*, blemish, daintiness, debility, decrepitude, defect, deficiency, delicacy, error, failing, fallibility, fault, feebleness, flimsiness, foible, foil, imperfection, infirmity, peccability, peccadillo, shortcoming,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8frailty — ► NOUN (pl. frailties) 1) the condition of being frail. 2) weakness in character or morals …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9frailty — [frāl′tē] n. [ME frelete < OFr fraileté < L fragilitas, fragility] 1. the quality or condition of being frail; weakness; esp., moral weakness 2. pl. frailties any fault or failing arising from such weakness …

    English World dictionary

  • 10frailty — [[t]fre͟ɪlti[/t]] frailties 1) N VAR If you refer to the frailties or frailty of people, you are referring to their weaknesses. ...the frailties of human nature. ...a triumph of will over human frailty. 2) N UNCOUNT Frailty is the condition of… …

    English dictionary

  • 11Frailty — Emprise (film, 2001) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Emprise. Emprise Titre original Frailty Réalisation Bill Paxton Acteurs principaux Bill Paxton Matthew McConaughey …

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  • 12frailty — UK [ˈfreɪltɪ] / US noun Word forms frailty : singular frailty plural frailties 1) [countable/uncountable] the condition of having a weak character or weak moral standards Figures of authority are all too prone to human frailty. 2) [uncountable]… …

    English dictionary

  • 13frailty — n. human frailty * * * [ freɪltɪ] human frailty …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14frailty — frail|ty [ˈfreılti] n plural frailties 1.) [U] the lack of strength or health = ↑weakness frailty of ▪ the frailty of her thin body 2.) [U and C] something bad or weak in your character = ↑weakness ▪ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15frailty — noun 1 (U) lacking in strength or health: He noticed with shock the frailty of her thin body. | the frailty of the urban economy 2 (C) something bad or weak in your character: human frailties …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16frailty — noun a) The condition quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally; frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liability to be deceived or seduced. the limitations and restraints of civil government, and a legal constitution, may… …

    Wiktionary

  • 17frailty — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ increasing ▪ Despite increasing physical frailty, he continued to write stories. ▪ human ▪ a figure of authority, but one all too prone to human frailties ▪ physical …

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  • 18frailty — Synonyms and related words: abulia, airiness, airy texture, amiable weakness, attenuation, bad habit, besetting sin, blemish, breakability, breakableness, brittleness, bug, cachexia, cachexy, catch, changeableness, chronic ill health, collapse,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19frailty — frail|ty [ freılti ] noun 1. ) uncount the condition of being physically weak and not in good health 2. ) count or uncount the condition of having a weak character or weak moral standards: Figures of authority are all too prone to human frailty …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20frailty —    (of a woman)    copulation outside marriage    Literally, weakness of any kind:     Was this common, too common, story of a man s treachery and a woman s frailty the key to the secret? (W. Collins, I860) …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms