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synonyms for frailty

  • defect
  • deficiency
  • failing
  • fallibility
  • foible
  • imperfection
  • infirmity
  • shortcoming
  • blemish
  • daintiness
  • debility
  • decrepitude
  • delicacy
  • error
  • fault
  • feebleness
  • flimsiness
  • foil
  • peccadillo
  • solecism
  • Achilles heel
  • peccability
  • suscept
  • weak point

antonyms for frailty

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  • advantage
  • perfection
  • strength
  • strong point
  • ability
  • health
  • soundness
  • firmness
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How to use frailty in a sentence

When we debate how its 250th anniversary will be observed, when our political fissures and constitutional frailties will probably be so depressingly evident, that is the legacy we will be contesting.
AN EXPANDED PERSPECTIVE, AND A CONTROVERSIAL CLAIM, ON AMERICA’S REVOLUTIONJACK RAKOVENOVEMBER 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They too are starting a company and are aiming for human clinical trials to determine if simply flushing out the bloodstream can help with problems like frailty and declining cognition.
HAS THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH BEEN IN OUR BLOOD ALL ALONG?KAT MCGOWANSEPTEMBER 28, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
If they don’t address issues that have arisen during the pandemic — muscle weakness, poor nutrition, disrupted sleep, anxiety, social isolation and more — these older adults face the prospect of poorer health and increased frailty, experts warn.
HOW OLDER ADULTS CAN GET BACK INTO PHYSICAL EXERCISE FOLLOWING MONTHS OF PANDEMIC RULESJUDITH GRAHAMMAY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Equally vital is Goths’ ability to find humor, irony and beauty in supposedly “ugly” sources, such as flowers that grow by a cemetery or the absurd frailties of the aging body.
DO ‘ELDER GOTHS’ HOLD THE SECRET TO AGING SUCCESSFULLY?DAVID WALTERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You’ve also taken a mature position on your parents and their frailties.
CAROLYN HAX: HOW TO GAUGE A BROTHER’S DISTANCECAROLYN HAXDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He who shall pass judgment on the records of our life is the same that formed us in frailty.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
In the after days he won yet more glory and confidence, despite this showing of human frailty.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Mr. Seward was no exception to this common frailty among mankind.
MY LIFE IN MANY STATES AND IN FOREIGN LANDSGEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN
He dreamt of man, but chiefly of God—of Gods goodness and greatness, of mans impotence and frailty.
ISLAM HER MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUEARTHUR GLYN LEONARD
One always looks with some suspicion—such is the frailty of editorial and other samples of human nature!
THE STORY OF THE "BRITANNIA"E. P. STATHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRAILTY

  • chink in the armor
  • damaging weakness
  • defect
  • failing
  • flaw
  • foible
  • frailty
  • handicap
  • heel of Achilles
  • susceptibility
  • tender spot
  • vulnerability
  • weak link
  • weak spot
  • weakness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.