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Correct spelling:
fragile
Definition:
Easily broken; brittle; frail.
Fragility.
Synonyms:
feeble (adjective)
sickly, flimsy, frail, infirm, run-down, weak, decrepit, rickety, faint, powerless, ailing, feeble, soft, debilitated, doddering.
excitable (adjective)
tempestuous, explosive, excitable, quick-tempered, rash, edgy, impulsive, ardent, short-tempered, hot-tempered, volatile, fiery, passionate, reckless, irritable, sensitive, crusty, nervous, emotional, cranky, brittle, stormy, high-strung, volcanic, touchy, combustible.
brittle (adjective)
frail, delicate, brittle, breakable, frangible, crisp, fracturable.
Other synonyms:
delicately balanced, chintzy, beaded, ill, prim, thin-skinned, sparse, fallible, vulnerable, small, clannish, unhealthy, puny, connected, acquainted, frail, emblazoned, hypersensitive, unsubstantial, delicately, tenuous, insubstantial, busy, slim, close, weakly, arm's-length, embossed, failing, little, bedecked, brotherly, outside, bejeweled, imperfect, unsound, chummy, unfit, moody, negligible, flimsy, worse, off, unwell, crumbly, squeamish, dainty, unconvincing, broken, infectious, defensive, prudish, delicate, ticklish, weak, slight, decorative, cosy, slender, breakable, friable, sick, svelte, finespun, thin, strong, lean.
Examples of usage:
  1. But the father was wholly occupied in Muriel- looking in her face, and feeling all her little fragile limbs, to make sure that in way she was injured. no - "John Halifax, Gentleman", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
  2. Fragile, rather, with masses of glittering brown hair, and hazel eyes that are sometimes very large, as she looks at you while you talk. - "Annie o' the Banks o' Dee", Gordon Stables.
  3. Later, he used to sit on the top step of the big Colonial porch- a fragile little figure- waiting, through the long Summer afternoons, for the father who did not come. - "Master of the Vineyard", Myrtle Reed.

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