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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

How easily broken a thing is.

Usage examples (38)
  • Despite the apparent fragility of the flower, it survived the fierce windstorm.
  • One of the principal reasons for this fragility is the deep sense of alienation and frustration felt by many Aboriginal Canadians.
  • "What you call my fragility is more apparent than real," she said with spirit.
  • Tate showed a lot of promise, but his fragility will be a concern. for more
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