Part of speech:
That can be, or is liable to be, broken
Easily damaged or disrupted; fragile:
The definition of dainty is delicate or small and often pretty.
Lacking in vigour or expression.
Small in amount or extent; meager:
The definition of flimsy is something which is lacking in strength or thin and easily broken.
Weak or insubstantial; flimsy:
(Geology, of a body of water) Usually dry, but filling with water for brief periods during and after precipitation.
Very sharp; keen:
Passing quickly; ephemeral:
Cloudy, misty, or hazy.
A gradual disappearance
Firm but easily broken or crumbled; brittle:
Weakened or worn out from age or wear
Not firm or strong physically; weak; feeble, as from old age
The definition of puny is something insufficient in size or strength.
Easily led astray; morally weak.
Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
Able to withstand an attempt to break. Used of a horse.
Made to withstand repeated use over a relatively long period, usually several years or more:
Not solid or heavy; flimsy; light
- Friable is applied to something that is easily crumbled or crushed into powder friable rock
- Crisp suggests a desirable sort of brittleness, as of fresh celery or crackers
- Brittle implies such inelasticity as to be easily broken or shattered by pressure or a blow the bones of the body become brittle with age
- Frangible connotes a liability to being broken because of the use to which the thing is put the bridge was constructed with frangible stone
- Fragile implies such delicacy of structure as to be easily broken a fragile china teacup
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