Simple Definition of fragile
: easily broken or damaged : very delicate : not strong
Examples of fragile
Her health has always been very fragile.
an artist with a fragile ego
He is in an emotionally fragile state.
The two countries have formed a fragile coalition.
Origin of fragile
Middle French, from Latin fragilis — more at frail
First Known Use: 1521
Synonym Discussion of fragile
synonyms see in addition weak
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