Origin: oe. Frelete, freilte, OF. Frailete, fr. L. Fragilitas. See Frail, and cf. Fragility.
1. The condition quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally, frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liableness to be deceived or seduced. God knows our frailty, and pities our weakness. (Locke)
2. A fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity.
Synonym: Frailness, fragility, imperfection, failing.