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Synonyms for fragile
ˈfrædʒ əl; Brit. -aɪl

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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:
    breakly, friable

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

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How to use fragile in a sentence?

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    In any dispute there are fragile places, the main thing is to break all the necessary joints, these are the weak points of a person, that is, his personal sins of selfishness.

  2. 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.

  3. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    So far we've got a fragile ceasefire which needs to be stablised, but if the Minsk agreement is seriously violated, European leaders and the (European) Commission stand ready to prepare and impose further sanctions.

  4. Filippo Grandi:

    The situation in South Sudan is far too fragile and dangerous for people to go back.

  5. The GoFundMe page:

    Thanks to the miracle of modern science he has pulled through, but is still in a very fragile state, his right arm has been paralyzed and at this moment, has limited use of his hands and legs. In addition, he’s dealing with respiratory issues that demand constant care.

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