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Synonyms for fragileˈfrædʒ 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:
    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

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