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Synonyms for frail

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. frail

    irresolute, erring, mutable

    resolute, virtuous, lasting

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. frailnoun

    the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds

    broad-shouldered, unbreakable, cast-iron, strapping, burly, sturdy, big-boned, hardy, heavy-armed, vigorous, buirdly, stout, nonhuman, half-hardy, chesty, big-shouldered, robust, beefy, big-chested, husky, square-shouldered, stalwart, iron, square-built

  2. frailadjective

    a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)

    buirdly, big-chested, broad-shouldered, square-built, big-shouldered, beefy, big-boned, hardy, husky, sturdy, heavy-armed, robust, stout, stalwart, iron, vigorous, square-shouldered, burly, strapping, unbreakable, cast-iron, chesty, nonhuman, half-hardy

  3. frailadjective

    physically weak

    "an invalid's frail body"

    fallible, fragile, imperfect, weak, delicate

    broad-shouldered, husky, heavy-armed, chesty, buirdly, stalwart, burly, square-built, vigorous, big-chested, cast-iron, stout, iron, robust, nonhuman, unbreakable, sturdy, hardy, beefy, big-boned, big-shouldered, square-shouldered, half-hardy, strapping

  4. fallible, frail, imperfect, weakadjective

    wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings

    "I'm only a fallible human"; "frail humanity"

    weak, watery, infirm, unaccented, weakly, imperfect, rickety, debile, delicate, sapless, washy, faint, decrepit, light, fallible, feeble, fragile

    buirdly, nonhuman, half-hardy, big-shouldered, vigorous, burly, broad-shouldered, robust, chesty, stalwart, stout, husky, hardy, square-shouldered, big-chested, cast-iron, square-built, sturdy, iron, unbreakable, big-boned, beefy, strapping, heavy-armed

  5. 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, fragile, touchy, thin, flimsy, weak, finespun

    hardy, iron, husky, chesty, burly, big-boned, square-shouldered, strapping, stalwart, broad-shouldered, vigorous, heavy-armed, cast-iron, big-shouldered, stout, nonhuman, unbreakable, half-hardy, square-built, buirdly, sturdy, robust, big-chested, beefy

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. frailadjective

    fragile, frangible, BRITTLE, easily broken (across)

  2. frailadjective

    weak, feeble, fragile, INFIRM

  3. frailadjective

    liable to err, easily led astray, of infirm virtue

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. frailadjective

    fragile, brittle, frangible, feeble, weak, infirm

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "frail":

    fragile, weak, humble, brittle

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  1. Albert Einstein:

    My religion consists of a humble admiration of the unlimitable superior who reveals Himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.

  2. Jesse Jackson Sr.:

    In sickness and death her body was frail, but her spirit and good works were never feeble, her flame of hope, freedom and justice will forever burn.

  3. Jens Weidmann on Thursday:

    The main drivers are the favourable labour market situation and substantial increases in households' real disposable income, though foreign trade is currently being hampered by frail demand from the emerging market economies, but with export markets outside the euro area expected to rebound and economic growth within the euro area gaining a little more traction, the healthy underlying state of the German economy should stand out even more clearly over the next two years.

  4. Rainn Wilson:

    I can relate to someone whose life is falling apart, and they are doing the best to get by, using humor to survive, backstrom really wears his heart on his sleeve and his life is unraveling… I would much rather hang out with that person than a slick procedural detective who has all the answers… it’s human, it’s frail, it’s interesting.

  5. Sallust:

    The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.

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