Synonyms of fragile in English:

fragile

adjective

  • 1 she was anxious about her fragile porcelain
    breakable, easily broken, brittle, frangible, smashable, splintery, flimsy, weak, frail, insubstantial, delicate, dainty, fine; eggshell
    [Antonyms] robust
  • 2 moves were made to consolidate the fragile ceasefire
    tenuous, easily broken, easily destroyed, easily threatened, vulnerable, perilous, flimsy, shaky, rocky, risky, unreliable, suspect, nebulous, unsound, insecure
    informal iffy, dicey
    British informal dodgy
    [Antonyms] sound, durable
  • 3 she is still very fragile after her ordeal
    weak, delicate, frail, debilitated, tottery, shaky, trembly, ill, unwell, ailing, poorly, sickly, infirm, feeble, enfeebled, unsound
    British informal dicky
    [Antonyms] strong
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