Frailty and Weakness


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Frailty noun – A defect in character.
Usage example: selfishness is a common human frailty

Weakness is a synonym for frailty in infirmity topic. In some cases you can use "Weakness" instead a noun "Frailty", when it comes to topics like feebleness, better, fault, strong. popular alternative
Nearby Words: frail, frailness
Synonyms for Frailty


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Weakness noun – The quality or state of lacking physical strength or vigor.
Usage example: the flu left me with such overwhelming weakness that I could hardly stand

Frailty is a synonym for weakness in feebleness topic. You can use "Frailty" instead a noun "Weakness", if it concerns topics such as better, strong, defect, infirmity. popular alternative
Nearby Words: weak, weaken, weakly, weakening, weakling
Synonyms for Weakness

How words are described

emotional emotional frailty emotional weakness
human human frailty human weakness
physical physical frailty physical weakness
obvious obvious frailty obvious weakness
Other adjectives: extreme, main, innate, inherent, mental, apparent.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon Cybele has no weakness or frailty, unlike every other boss you've fought up to that point, and tends to spam a hard hitting electric spell, making her much more tricky to deal with.
  • Video Game / Battle for Wesnoth Quite impossible in multiplayer given the frailty and weakness of zombies by themselves, but doable in certain campaign missions and a few custom scenarios.
  • Comic Book / The Authority He'll just pull himself back together like nothing happened, so any frailty that a Doctor shows is entirely their own failing and not a real weakness.
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