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fragile
Definition:
Easily broken: frail; delicate.

Synonyms:

adjective
airy
frivolous, lightest, intangible, tenuous, rarefied, thin, imaginary, rarest, vaporous, light, diaphanous, visionary, rare, dainty, immaterial, illusory, fragile, wispy, volatile, weightless.
all
delicate, fragile, frail.
breakable
Shattery, splintery, crispy, vitreous.
brittle
crisp, fracturable, frangible, brittle, delicate, breakable, frail, friable, shivery, crumbly.
cohesive
tough.
crumbly
oxidized, eroded, deteriorating, rotten, Perishing, corroded, rusted, crunchy, Degenerated, soft, powdery, rotted, Disintegrated, decayed, breakable, Deteriorated, Pulverizable, worn, short.
decrepit
broken-down, crippled, tacky, rickety, weather-beaten, tottering, old, haggard, antiquated, incapacitated, tumble-down, wasted, senile, shaking, shabby, aged, used, quavering, creaky, dilapidated, battered, worn-out, doddering, effete, seedy, bedraggled, run-down, threadbare, ramshackle, anile, tired, superannuated.
delicate
superior, debilitated, select, elegant, pale, gentle, fine-grained, nice, ailing, filmy, faint, balmy, subdued, mild, tender, slender, delightful, ethereal, exquisite, aerial, hairline, subtle, pastel, delicious, susceptible, choice, unhealthy, Gossamery, delectable, graceful, recherché, muted, finespun, gauzy.
excitable
crusty, fiery, ardent, hot-tempered, high-strung, passionate, edgy, short-tempered, nervous, tempestuous, cranky, reckless, touchy, rash, volcanic, quick-tempered, emotional, brittle, excitable, explosive, stormy, volatile, sensitive, irritable, combustible, impulsive.
faint
enervated, woozy, languid, faltering, lightheaded, unenthusiastic, lethargic, drooping, fatigued, exhausted, dizzy.
feeble
ailing, run-down, inefficient, decrepit, paltry, rickety, flat, etiolated, frail, inadequate, unconvincing, puny, indecisive, incompetent, doddering, lame, feeble, debilitated, flimsy, powerless, faint, weak, sapless, zero*, soft, chicken*, flabby, infirm, run down, ineffectual, failing, poor, vitiated, insufficient, Strengthless, sickly, enfeebled, dopey, low, impotent, emasculated, tame, wimpy, helpless, out of gas, weakened.
fine
impalpable, lightweight, loose, porous, Fine-spun, little, quality, threadlike, powdered, granular, fine-drawn, transparent, pulverized, gossamer, minute, small.
fragile
decrepit, shatterable, flimsy, infirm, friable, insubstantial, feeble, fracturable, shivery, frail, crisp, slight, frangible, brittle, fine, delicate, crumbly, weakly, unsound, weak.
injured
weakened.
insubstantial
too little too late.
lank
thin as rail, all skin and bones, Fleshless, thin as a rail.
short
shortest, short.
soft
tender.
weak
forceless, weakest, Impuissant, faint.
noun
fragile
delicate, flimsy, weak, frail, breakable.
frail
friable, dainty.
Examples of usage:
  1. As for Mrs. Clarke, all the fragile prettiness and girlish grace she had carried over into maturity, seemed to fall away from her within the hour, leaving her figure stooped and her face settled into lines of permanent anxiety. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  2. Messer Tommaso Severo told him that Messer Folco had greatly changed in his bearing toward his daughter, the which, indeed, he had already told me, and that he seemed to understand, as it were, for the first time, how precious a life hers was, and how lovely and how fragile. – The God of Love by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  3. Waitstill Baxter went as often as she could to the Boynton farm, though never when Ivory was at home, and the affection between the younger and the older woman grew closer and closer, so that it almost broke Waitstill's heart to leave the fragile creature, when her presence seemed to bring such complete peace and joy. – The Story Of Waitstill Baxter by By Kate Douglas Wiggin
  4. But his hands were old, delicate, fine and fragile; and the lips beneath the drooping white mustache at times trembled, almost imperceptibly, with the generous sentiments that come with mellow age. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  5. She is fragile, too, and mother had to take great care of her. – A Very Naughty Girl by L. T. Meade

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