Definition of frailness in US English:

frailness

noun

  • See frail

    • ‘Amara studied the woman, her ancient yet wise face, the frailness of her limbs contradicting the underlying strength embedded in them.’
    • ‘Taking a deep breath, he began, the frailness of his voice alarming him.’
    • ‘To those who met him from at least the 1960s onward, he already appeared a frail individual, but his frailness belied his determination and toughness.’
    • ‘Manned missions generally accelerate no faster than 1.2 gravities due to the frailness of their cargo.’
    • ‘In such a situation, one may say that hip fracture often is an epiphenomenon that is more related to the extreme frailness of the elderly than to being a real disease.’