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A state of delicacy or weakness which encompasses age-related fragility, in particular osteoporosis

frailty

Vox populi A state of delicacy or weakness which, which encompasses age-related fragility, in particular osteoporosis. See FICSIT, Osteoporosis.

frailty

Weakness, fragility, lack of balance or endurance, sarcopenia, immobility, and wasting.
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If Limerick had lost that match by three points, I don't think we'd be talking about their mental frailties.
Tony you cannot go on blaming the frailties of the on everyone else but you.
Summary: Aston Villa have beaten Chelsea 2-1 after exposing the Premier League leaders' defensive frailties.
ALEX McLeish described Blues as 'shambolic' against Crewe Alexandra and said the 4-1 loss showed up frailties in the team that needed to be addressed urgently.
CHIEF scout Roger Smith has played a crucial role in Cardiff City's preparation for their FA Cup tie against Arsenal tomorrow and he says: "There are frailties in Arsene Wenger's team on their travels.
But they're not without their frailties and there are opportunities for us to have a go at them.
This bilingual collection of songs in Latin America's nueva cancion (``new song'') tradition effectively deals with the frailties of the human heart, social justice and political passion.
Perhaps the most "Thai" dish is the last and longest story, "Cockfighter," which deals with a man's obsession with cockfighting, bullying, and how a young girl deals with the frailties of his parents.
But while much of Caccioppoli's interest seems to reside in the familiar dilemma of what-to-paint-after-the-end-of-painting, and, in reflections on the frailties of art as a stable communicative vehicle, her work ends up, curiously, reinforcing the medium's historical staying power.
PAT RAYBOULD IMPROVEMENT in the first and last 15 minutes, but the hour in between exposed the frailties that we have had all season.
Full of human frailties and believable character flaws, they charm the reader with their humorous encounters and escapades.
Poitier is frankly rendered as a human being will strengths, frailties and insecurities.