frailty (n.)
moral weakness, shortcoming, liability to give in to temptation
Ham I.ii.146[Hamlet alone] Frailty, thy name is woman
MW II.i.216[Ford alone] Page be a secure fool and stands so firmly on his wife's frailty
Oth IV.iii.100[Emilia to Desdemona] have not we affections, / Desires for sport, and frailty, as men have?
Sonn.121.7[] Or on my frailties why are frailer spies, / Which in their wills count bad what I think good?
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