Synonyms for frail

Synonyms for (noun) frail

Synonyms: frail

Definition: a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)

Similar words: basket, handbasket

Definition: a container that is usually woven and has handles


Synonyms: frail

Definition: the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds

Similar words: weight, weight unit

Definition: a unit used to measure weight

Usage: he placed two weights in the scale pan

Synonyms for (adjective) frail

Synonyms: delicate, fragile, frail

Definition: easily broken or damaged or destroyed

Usage: a kite too delicate to fly safely; fragile porcelain plates; fragile old bones; a frail craft

Similar words: breakable

Definition: capable of being broken or damaged

Usage: earthenware pottery is breakable; breakable articles should be packed carefully


Synonyms: fallible, frail, imperfect, weak

Definition: wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings

Usage: I'm only a fallible human; frail humanity

Similar words: human

Definition: having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings

Usage: human beings; the human body; human kindness; human frailty


Synonyms: frail

Definition: physically weak

Usage: an invalid's frail body

Similar words: feeble, weak, weakly, sapless, rickety, infirm, debile, decrepit

Definition: lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality

Usage: a feeble old woman; her body looked sapless


Similar words: light-boned

Definition: having a bone structure that is light with respect to the surrounding flesh