frail - Dictionary definition and meaning for word frail

(noun) the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds
(noun) a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)
(adj) physically weak
Example Sentence
  • an invalid's frail body

(adj) wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
Synonyms : fallible , imperfect , weak
Example Sentence
  • I'm only a fallible human
  • frail humanity

(adj) easily broken or damaged or destroyed
Synonyms : delicate , fragile
Example Sentence
  • a kite too delicate to fly safely
  • fragile porcelain plates
  • fragile old bones
  • a frail craft

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for frail

frail - one who fails in a subject is obviously WEAK in it
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by the suspect

Like fragile - weak.
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by nic42991

F+ RAIL > Indian Railway alwayz SLOW/WEAK!
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by avinav

fra(farah)+il(ill) who becomes ill ll become thin nd weak...
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by lovedeepsingh

FRAIL : You Fail to lift the RAIL because you are weak. Don't confuse with FLAIL : You get slapped when you Fail. You'll be FLAILED if you confuse FRAIL with FLAIL.
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by saketh.theerdha

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