What are some alternative words for fragile?

Synonyms for fragile
ˈfrædʒ əl; Brit. -aɪl

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term fragile.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. delicate, fragile, frail(adj)

    easily broken or damaged or destroyed

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

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

    Antonyms:
    significant, rugged, unbreakable, important

  2. fragile(adj)

    vulnerably delicate

    "she has the fragile beauty of youth"

    Synonyms:
    frail, tenuous, thin, flimsy, delicate, slight

    Antonyms:
    important, significant, rugged, unbreakable

  3. flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thin(adj)

    lacking substance or significance

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

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

    Antonyms:
    unbreakable, rugged, significant, important

Wiktionary

  1. fragile(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    breakly, friable

  2. fragile(adjective)

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

    Synonyms:
    friable, breakly

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fragile

    Synonyms:
    delicate, diseased, emaciated, exhausted, failing, fainting, frail, 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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fragile

    Synonyms:
    delicate, frail, brittle, weak, slight, frangible

    Antonyms:
    tough, hardy, stout, strong

Editors Contribution

  1. poppable

    something that is poppable is also fragile

    the bubble is fragile.

    Submitted by acronimous on July 4, 2018  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fragile(a.)

    Synonyms:
    brittle, frangible, easily broken

  2. fragile(a.)

    Synonyms:
    frail, weak, feeble, INFIRM

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fragile(a)

    Synonyms:
    brittle, frangible, frail, delicate

How to pronounce fragile?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say fragile in sign language?

  1. fragile

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#2052soft
#3826sensitive
#4320ill
#4349thin
#4358sick
#4981weak
#6310slim
#7474vulnerable
#7516slight
#7827worn
#8215failing
#8525lean
#10488unstable
#11658delicate
#12442wasted
#12828volatile
#14236fragile
#14778exhausted
#19025sparse
#19918slender
#20069insecure
#21090imperfect
#23834unhealthy
#28282brittle
#30673shaky
#32523frail
#33192diseased
#37328precarious
#44059flimsy
#44199fainting
#45210touchy
#47408fragility
#47843tenuous
#48122ticklish
#53805unsound
#60970frailty
#74245unconvincing
#79490breakable
#80235fallible
#89296emaciated
#92897friable
#96818svelte
#209138frangible

How to use fragile in a sentence?

  1. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton:

    However, this couple may not get the chance to hear the outcome of this issue because (of) one person's health. ... It is important to note that this order applies only to the medically fragile couple who brought the court action. Any additional licenses issued to same-sex couples also must be court ordered.

  2. Dmitry Polevoy:

    The Russian central bank is thus fully correct in still seeing significant risks of an economic slowdown, we still think the fragile economy deserves a single-digit policy rate by the end of 2015.

  3. James Reynolds:

    There was plywood and shards of glass flying through the corridors, it must be hell for the people out there living in huts and fragile homes, must be terrifying.

  4. Heidi Heitkamp:

    We cannot survive a trade war, this kind of disruption to a fragile farm economy is very disturbing.

  5. Refugees Antonio Guterres:

    We need to strongly increase resettlement from Turkey ... We need to substantially increase the number of opportunities for people to come to Europe legally, it's impossible not to be shocked when we see those boats which are manufactured just for this crossing, very fragile. I have never seen boats as fragile as those I have seen in Lesbos, (which) are destroyed immediately afterwards. This is horrible.


Translations for fragile

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for fragile »

Translation

Find a translation for the fragile synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of fragile

  1. fragile
    fragile
    fragile
    fragile
    fragile

Discuss these fragile synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"fragile." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 4 Jul 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/fragile>.

Are we missing a good synonym for fragile?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for fragile:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.