Examples of frangible in a Sentence
frangible china teacups that were totally inappropriate for a child's birthday party
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This guy visited Bam two months ago to take extensive tourist pictures of Bam’s famous and highly frangible mud-brick structures.
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Origin and Etymology of frangible
Synonymsbreakable, delicate, frail, fragile
Antonymsinfrangible, nonbreakable, strong, sturdy, tough, unbreakable
Related Wordsdainty, fine, gossamer; eggshell, flimsy, slight, tenuous; brittle, crisp, crispy, crumbly, crushable, embrittled, flaky (also flakey), friable, shaky, shivery, short; feeble, infirm, soft, spindly, tender, weak; inelastic, inflexible, stiff
Near Antonymscompact, firm, hard, rigid, solid, substantial, unyielding; elastic, flexible, resilient, rubberlike, rubbery, springy, stretch, stretchable, supple
Synonym Discussion of frangible
- a fragile antique chair
- frangible stone used for paving
- brittle bones
- crisp lettuce
- friable soil
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