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

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  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 Antonyms

  1. fragile

    delicate, frail, brittle, weak, slight, frangible

    tough, hardy, stout, strong

Princeton's WordNet

  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 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. fragileadjective

    brittle, frangible, easily broken

  2. fragileadjective

    frail, weak, feeble, INFIRM

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fragileadjective

    brittle, frangible, frail, delicate

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How to use fragile in a sentence?

  1. Rachel Hunter:

    I am as vulnerable and fragile as it is possible to be. I am shredded to the core. I am at the point where I am stripped bare.

  2. Sanita Belgrave:

    Fragile at heart but resilient to the core.

  3. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    Every child must be encouraged to get as much education as he has the ability to take. We want this not only for his sakebut for the nations sake. Nothing matters more to the future of our country: not military preparednessfor armed might is worthless if we lack the brain power to build a world of peace; not our productive economyfor we cannot sustain growth without trained manpower; not our democratic system of governmentfor freedom is fragile if citizens are ignorant.

  4. Michael Collins:

    Strangely enough, it looks fragile somehow, you want to take care of it. You want to nurture it. You want to be good to it. All the beauty, it was wonderful, it was tiny, it's our home, everything I knew, but fragile, strange.

  5. Mary Brittingham:

    I asked him, 'How do I explain this to people who are going to think I'm fragile? I really am not. I feel like actually pretty tough.' He told me that being fragile had nothing to do with it, and that one woman had eight episodes without dying, my favorite story he told me to make me feel better was about a woman who was camping with her husband and decided to dye her hair while he was off fishing.

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