frail - definition and synonyms

 
adjective 

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/freɪl/
adjectivefrail
comparativefrailer
superlativefrailest
  1. 1
    physically weak and not very healthy

    He is frail, but still manages to walk with a stick.

  2. 2
    not strong and therefore likely to be damaged or destroyed

    a garden with a frail wooden fence around it

    attempts to rebuild the frail economy