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1. fragile

adjective. ['ˈfrædʒəl'] easily broken or damaged or destroyed.

Synonyms

  • breakable
  • frail

Antonyms

  • insignificance
  • noticeable
  • major

Etymology

  • fragilis (Latin)
  • -ilis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Fragile

  • magill

How do you pronounce fragile?

Pronounce fragile as ˈfræʤəl.

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Sentences with fragile


1. Adjective
Blot the stain gently with the white cloth and do not rub the fragile material.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Use care when walking on Los Uros, as the reed construction is thin and fragile in some spots.

3. Adverb
The cookie shots are very fragile at this stage and need to be removed slowly.

Quotes about fragile


1. I would argue that nothing gives life more purpose than the realization that every moment of consciousness is a precious and fragile gift.
- Steven Pinker

2. There are so many fragile things, after all. People break so easily, and so do dreams and hearts.
- Neil Gaiman, Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders

3. Life is but a day:A fragile dewdrop on its perilious wayFrom a tree's summit
- John Keats

2. fragile

adjective. ['ˈfrædʒəl'] vulnerably delicate.

Antonyms

  • meaningful

Etymology

  • fragilis (Latin)
  • -ilis (Latin)

3. fragile

adjective. ['ˈfrædʒəl'] lacking substance or significance; a fragile claim to fame".

Synonyms

  • flimsy
  • unimportant
  • thin
  • slight
  • tenuous

Antonyms

  • convincing
  • credible
  • strong
  • essential

Etymology

  • fragilis (Latin)
  • -ilis (Latin)
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