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fragile

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of fragile

  1. 1 easily broken attaching the beautiful but fragile ornaments to the Christmas tree is always a touchy operation Synonyms of fragile breakable, delicate, frail, frangible Words Related to fragile dainty, 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 Antonyms of fragile compact, firm, hard, rigid, solid, substantial, unyielding; elastic, flexible, resilient, rubberlike, rubbery, springy, stretch, stretchable, supple Antonyms of fragile infrangible, nonbreakable, strong, sturdy, tough, unbreakable

  2. 2 easily injured without careful handling babies are fragile, so remember to care for them gently Synonyms of fragile delicate, tender, frail, sensitiveWords Related to fragile breakable, brittle, crushable, eggshell, frangible, friable; feeble, flimsy, puny, slight, soft, tenuous, weak; nonhardy, perishable, resistless, susceptible, unresistant, vulnerable, yieldingNear Antonyms of fragile durable, firm, flinty, hard, hardy, resistant, robust, rugged, solid, sound, stiff, stout, strong, sturdy, substantial; infrangible, nonbreakable, unbreakable; hardened, inured, strengthened, tempered, toughenedAntonyms of fragile tough

  3. 3 small in degree a fragile possibility that we might emerge from this fiasco unscathed Synonyms of fragile remote, frail, negligible, off, outside, slight, slim, smallWords Related to fragile marginal, minimal, minor; little, tinyNear Antonyms of fragile great, large; distinct, significant; considerable, goodly, healthy, largish, respectable, significant, sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidyAntonyms of fragile good



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