frail synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term frail:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. frailnoun

    the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds

    Antonyms:
    broad-shouldered, unbreakable, cast-iron, strapping, burly, sturdy, big-boned, hardy, heavy-armed, vigorous, buirdly, stout, nonhuman, half-hardy, chesty, big-shouldered, robust, beefy, big-chested, husky, square-shouldered, stalwart, iron, square-built

  2. frailadjective

    a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)

    Antonyms:
    buirdly, big-chested, broad-shouldered, square-built, big-shouldered, beefy, big-boned, hardy, husky, sturdy, heavy-armed, robust, stout, stalwart, iron, vigorous, square-shouldered, burly, strapping, unbreakable, cast-iron, chesty, nonhuman, half-hardy

  3. frailadjective

    physically weak

    Synonyms:
    fallible, fragile, imperfect, weak, delicate

    Antonyms:
    broad-shouldered, husky, heavy-armed, chesty, buirdly, stalwart, burly, square-built, vigorous, big-chested, cast-iron, stout, iron, robust, nonhuman, unbreakable, sturdy, hardy, beefy, big-boned, big-shouldered, square-shouldered, half-hardy, strapping

  4. fallible, frail, imperfect, weakadjective

    wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings

    Synonyms:
    weak, watery, infirm, unaccented, weakly, imperfect, rickety, debile, delicate, sapless, frail, washy, faint, decrepit, light, fallible, feeble, fragile

    Antonyms:
    buirdly, nonhuman, half-hardy, big-shouldered, vigorous, burly, broad-shouldered, robust, chesty, stalwart, stout, husky, hardy, square-shouldered, big-chested, cast-iron, square-built, sturdy, iron, unbreakable, big-boned, beefy, strapping, heavy-armed

  5. delicate, fragile, frailadjective

    easily broken or damaged or destroyed

    Synonyms:
    delicate, slight, fallible, imperfect, tenuous, ticklish, soft, fragile, touchy, frail, thin, flimsy, weak, finespun

    Antonyms:
    hardy, iron, husky, chesty, burly, big-boned, square-shouldered, strapping, stalwart, broad-shouldered, vigorous, heavy-armed, cast-iron, big-shouldered, stout, nonhuman, unbreakable, half-hardy, square-built, buirdly, sturdy, robust, big-chested, beefy

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. frail

    Synonyms:
    delicate, diseased, emaciated, exhausted, failing, fainting, fragile, ill, sick, unhealthy, unsound, wasted, weak, worn, worn down, worn out

    Antonyms:
    hale, healthful, healthy, hearty, hygienic, salubrious, salutary, sanitary, sound, strong, vigorous, well, wholesome

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. frailadjective

    Synonyms:
    fragile, frangible, BRITTLE, easily broken (across)

  2. frailadjective

    Synonyms:
    weak, feeble, fragile, INFIRM

  3. frailadjective

    Synonyms:
    liable to err, easily led astray, of infirm virtue

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

fragile, weak, humble, brittle



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