- The condition quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally; frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liability to be deceived or seduced.
- 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. Â§ 36, n. 1.
- : the limitations and restraints of civil government, and a legal constitution, may be defended, either from reason, which reflecting on the great and corruption of human nature, teaches, that no man can safely be trusted with unlimited authority ;
- A fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity.
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