Student Thesaurus

One entry found for fragile.
Entry Word: fragile
Function: adjective
Text: 1 easily broken <attaching the beautiful but fragile ornaments to the Christmas tree is always a touchy operation>
Synonyms breakable, delicate, frail
Related Words dainty, fine, gossamer; flimsy, slight, tenuous; brittle, crisp, crumbly, flaky, friable, short; feeble, infirm, weak; inelastic, inflexible, stiff
Near Antonyms firm, solid, substantial; elastic, flexible, resilient
Antonyms nonbreakable, strong, sturdy, tough, unbreakable
2 easily injured without careful handling <babies are fragile, so remember to care for them gently> -- see TENDER 1