French translation of 'frailty'
1. (= weakness) faiblesse f
the frailties of human nature les faiblesses de la nature humaine
2. (= poor health) fragilité f
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Evidence of his physical frailty combined with a seemingly unstoppable output of writing worked powerfully on friends and the public alike.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (2005)
The frailty of US conditions was evident virtually across the board.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
And arguably done more to expose our intellectual frailty than almost anyone.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It became one of my favourite books in terms of its kindness and understanding of human frailty.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It was exactly these human frailties, as well as his disdain for the gym, which explained his huge popularity with the public.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We are also well aware of our human frailties.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Any mental or physical frailty is liable to be exposed over such a long period.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But their defensive frailties undid them again and they have now lost five of their last eight.The Sun (2014)
But we have been playing pub teams and as soon as we play anyone good then our frailties will be exposed once again.The Sun (2015)
His critique of the mental frailty may be widely shared but letting the players know you think it is a monumental own goal.The Sun (2016)
His set-piece frailty was exposed again.The Sun (2011)
Our frailties have been exposed again.The Sun (2013)
The mental frailty that once dogged the blue half of Manchester has been overcome.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The other two injuries expose the frailty of Scotland's reliance on players based in other countries.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We are vastly more tolerant of mental frailty in sport.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The theory acknowledges human frailty and the fact that most of us relapse.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
There cannot be any doubt over the home nation's defensive frailties.The Sun (2014)
They begin with a sprightly trip to a concert and then decline as intellectual strength is undermined by their physical frailty.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Vulnerable adults are those who cannot look after themselves because of physical or mental disabilities, frailty or drug addiction.The Sun (2011)
You must have been fully aware of your strength and the contrasting weakness and frailty of the very old.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
A team conspicuous for mental strength have become a team conspicuous for mental frailty.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
England's hilarious defensive frailties are frailties we somewhat expected.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The only topics were his technical frailties and weaknesses.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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'frailty' in Other Languages
British English: frailty NOUN
weakness If you refer to the frailties or frailty of people, you are referring to their weaknesses.
...the frailties of human nature.
British English: frailty NOUN
illness Frailty is the condition of having poor health.
She died after a long period of increasing frailty.
Translation of frailty from the Collins English to French Dictionary