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Synonyms for frailty
ˈfreɪl ti, ˈfreɪ əl-frailty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. infirmity, frailty, debility, feebleness, frailness, valetudinarianismnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    debility, infirmity, feebleness, valetudinarianism, vice, tenuity, frailness

  2. frailty, vicenoun

    moral weakness

    Synonyms:
    feebleness, infirmity, debility, valetudinarianism, frailness, vice

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. frailtyadjective

    Synonyms:
    weakness, feebleness, infirmity, frailness

  2. frailtyadjective

    Synonyms:
    fault, foible, defect, imperfection, failing, weak point, weak side, blind side

  3. frailtyadjective

    Synonyms:
    liability to err, proneness error, want of moral strength

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. frailtynoun

    Synonyms:
    fragility, frangibility, brittleness, imperfection, fault, defect

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "frailty":

    fragility, weakness, fragile

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How to use frailty in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Stadler:

    It's hard to be 95 and not have some degree of frailty, it wasn't years between hospitalizations, but just months.

  2. Brooks Atkinson:

    The humorous man recognizes that absolute purity, absolute justice, absolute logic and perfection are beyond human achievement and that men have been able to live happily for thousands of years in a state of genial frailty.

  3. Stacey Abrams:

    For me it was déjà vu. I am very aware of the frailty and the fallacy of the notion of acts of democracy in Georgia, we watched the secretary of state in 2018 set up a system of voter suppression and we watched the current secretary of state continue the same work. The reality is this was a mix of incompetence, malfeasance. It was a deliberate indifference to voters and it's a solvable problem.

  4. Oussama Wazni:

    Patients and their family members should have realistic expectations - especially in this group of patients that have frailty and dementia, we want to make sure the family members and the patient understand we only recommend a procedure when the benefit is more than the risk in all instances.

  5. Janice Kiecolt-Glaser:

    Inflammation is more and more being seen as associated with a whole host of things you don’t want — cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis, frailty, and functional decline.


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