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synonyms for frailness

  • debility
  • decrepitude
  • delicacy
  • enfeeblement
  • feebleness
  • flimsiness
  • fragility
  • frailty
  • infirmity
  • unsoundness
  • weakness
  • delicateness
  • weakliness
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antonyms for frailness

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  • ability
  • health
  • robustness
  • soundness
  • strength
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How to use frailness in a sentence

He knew the frailness of the bond which kept his body and soul together.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
When she talked of her inability to go to night school because of her frailness and weariness, tears flooded her eyes.
MAKING BOTH ENDS MEETSUE AINSLIE CLARK AND EDITH WYATT
It was a mass of cobweb lace of extraordinary antiquity and frailness, mounted on a lining of silver gauze.
LADY CASSANDRAMRS GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
This gives one a realizing sense of the frailness of a Mississippi boat and the briefness of its life.
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Then as his face suddenly clouded he started forward on the rickety chair with a violence that threatened its frailness.
THE SILENT READERSWILLIAM D. LEWIS
He was a self-sufficient little guy despite his frailness and didn't really need a woman to look after him.
THE MAN THE MARTIANS MADEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
I crushed her to me, glorying in the strength of my arms and the frailness of her tender little body.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
Nor is it in any wise difficult for us to perceive the beneficent reasons for this appointed frailness of the mountains.
MODERN PAINTERS, VOLUME IV (OF V)JOHN RUSKIN
As if he knew the frailness of his tenure on life, he sought azure and elliptical routes.
IVORY APES AND PEACOCKSJAMES HUNEKER
Was it the feeling of an inability to keep, which betrayed a frailness in him?
ON THE SEABOARDAUGUST STRINDBERG
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRAILNESS

  • ambrosia
  • banquets
  • bonne bouches
  • dainties
  • delights
  • desserts
  • feasts
  • goodies
  • indulgences
  • luxuries
  • morsels
  • nectar
  • pleasures
  • rarities
  • regalia
  • relishes
  • savories
  • specials
  • sweets
  • tidbits
  • treats
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