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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

frailty \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; frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liableness to be deceived or seduced. [1913 Webster] God knows our frailty, [and] pities our weakness. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. A fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity. Syn: Frailness; fragility; imperfection; failing. [1913 Webster]