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Synonyms for fragile
ˈfrædʒ əl; Brit. -aɪlfrag·ile

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Wiktionary2.0 / 1 vote

  1. fragileadjective

    breakly, friable

  2. fragileadjective

    easily broken or destroyed, and thus often of subtle or intricate structure

    friable, breakly

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.8 / 4 votes

  1. fragile

    delicate, frail, brittle, weak, slight, frangible

    tough, hardy, stout, strong

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. delicate, fragile, frailadjective

    easily broken or damaged or destroyed

    "a kite too delicate to fly safely"; "fragile porcelain plates"; "fragile old bones"; "a frail craft"

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

    significant, rugged, unbreakable, important

  2. fragileadjective

    vulnerably delicate

    "she has the fragile beauty of youth"

    frail, tenuous, thin, flimsy, delicate, slight

    important, significant, rugged, unbreakable

  3. flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thinadjective

    lacking substance or significance

    "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame"

    slender, delicate, slight, sparse, slim, tenuous, lean, frail, thin, flimsy, little(a), svelte, unconvincing

    unbreakable, rugged, significant, important

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. poppable

    something that is poppable is also fragile

    the bubble is fragile.

    Submitted by acronimous on July 4, 2018  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fragileadjective

    brittle, frangible, easily broken

  2. fragileadjective

    frail, weak, feeble, INFIRM

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fragileadjective

    brittle, frangible, frail, delicate

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  1. Chapman Cohen:

    Gods are fragile things they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.

  2. Ronald Reagan:

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  4. Sallust:

    The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.

  5. Nancy Messonnier:

    They are getting vaccine early because they're among the most fragile -- 40 % of deaths have been in those populations. They are medically fragile, if we vaccinate in a nursing home on Monday, somebody dies on Wednesday, it will be a terrible tragedy. It may, but it's likely not related to the vaccine. So I hope that people will try to not jump to conclusions.

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