frailty
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frailty(
freyl
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (weakness)
a. la fragilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The frailty of my health has kept me from traveling as much in recent years.La fragilidad de mi salud no me ha permitido viajar tanto en los últimos años.
b. la debilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Hope showed virtually no signs of frailty until she was into her 90's.Hope no mostró prácticamente ninguna señal de debilidad hasta sus 90 y pico.
c. lo delicado
Alberto found it frustrating to be held back by the frailty of his health.Era frustrante para Alberto verse restringido por lo delicado de su salud.
2. (fallibility)
a. la flaqueza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We must always be able to recognize and forgive our own human frailty.Siempre debemos ser capaces de reconocer y perdonar nuestra propia flaqueza humana.
b. la debilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
People have looked the other way in regard to the mayor's ethical frailties because he has brought such prosperity to the city.La gente ha hecho la vista gorda a las debilidades éticas del alcalde porque ha traído mucha prosperidad a la ciudad.
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frailty
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la fragilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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frailty [ˈfreɪltɪ]
noun
[of person] debilidad (f); [of health] lo delicado; fragilidad (f); [of happiness] lo efímero; [of character] flaqueza (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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