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While the caution that the fragility of this situation calls for cannot be overstated, neither can the successes made thus far.

“The fragility of the Putin regime lies in the fact that the entire regime rests in one person,” he said.

She is stronger than she seems, despite her apparent fragility, and playing her role makes me feel like I am, too.

But it was the nuance, the complex emotion, the fragility of sex that would inform her diaries.

They try to express their vision of Valentino but with the same attributes—beauty, romance, femininity, and fragility.

Perhaps it was also the sombreness of her attire which gave a look of fragility—an almost painful fragility—to her appearance.

This one was about the same size, and gave the same impression of fragility.

Her form, too, seemed to have shrunken, and the loose tea-gown which she wore enhanced the fragility of her appearance.

The elasticity and fragility of glass are among its most extraordinary phenomena.

The first was the fragility of the plaster surface upon which it was displayed.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fragility, such as: frailty, brittleness, and delicacy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.