frailty

/ˈfreɪlti/

  • Noun
  • physical weakness
    1. the old man's frailty
    2. the frailty of her voice/health
  • weakness of character that causes a person to do things that are morally wrong
    1. He is not immune to human frailty. [=he sometimes fails to do what is fair, honest, etc.]
    2. We can no longer be surprised by the frailties of our political leaders.