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Weak and easy to damage or break - thesaurus

Synonyms

weak

adjective

a weak building, bridge, or other structure is one that is likely to break under a lot of pressure

fragile

adjective

easy to break or damage

frail

adjective

not strong and therefore likely to be damaged or destroyed

brittle

adjective

a brittle substance or object is hard and can easily break into pieces

flimsy

adjective

badly built or made, and so likely to break easily

crumbly

adjective

breaking easily into very small pieces

breakable

adjective

a breakable object will break easily if you are not careful with it

vulnerable

adjective

easily damaged by something negative or harmful

friable

adjective

easily broken into smaller pieces

delicately balanced

easy to damage or destroy by any small changes

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breakables

noun

things that break easily

delicate

adjective

something that is delicate can easily be damaged or broken

eggshell

adjective

like an eggshell, for example white-yellow in color, not very shiny, or thin and delicate

flaky

adjective

breaking easily into small flat pieces

insubstantial

adjective

formal not very large or strong

limp

adjective

not firm, stiff, or strong

sensitive

adjective

needing to be protected

shaky

adjective

not firm and likely to fall

spindly

adjective

something spindly is long and thin and looks as if it would break easily

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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