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Another word for fragile

  1. Easily broken or damaged

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Another word for fragile


Synonym Study

  • 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