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English adjective: fragile

1. fragile easily broken or damaged or destroyed


SamplesA kite too delicate to fly safely.
Fragile porcelain plates.
Fragile old bones.
A frail craft.


Synonymsdelicate, frail


Similarbreakable


Antonymsunbreakable

2. fragile vulnerably delicate


SamplesShe has the fragile beauty of youth.


Similardelicate


Antonymsrugged

3. fragile lacking substance or significance


SamplesSlight evidence.
A tenuous argument.
A thin plot.
A fragile claim to fame.


Synonymsflimsy, slight, tenuous, thin


Similarinsignificant, unimportant


Antonymssignificant, important









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