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Perhaps it was also the sombreness of her attire which gave a look of fragility—an almost painful fragility—to her appearance.
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
This one was about the same size, and gave the same impression of fragility.
THE HAPPY UNFORTUNATEROBERT SILVERBERG
Her form, too, seemed to have shrunken, and the loose tea-gown which she wore enhanced the fragility of her appearance.
THE NEW TENANTE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
The elasticity and fragility of glass are among its most extraordinary phenomena.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. IX.--FEBRUARY, 1851.--VOL. II.VARIOUS
The first was the fragility of the plaster surface upon which it was displayed.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
The little old rag of a morning robe she wore added to her pallor and gave her an unaccustomed look of fragility.
BUNKER BEANHARRY LEON WILSON
This, from her manner, her deceptive look of fragility everywhere drooping with regret, was patent.
CYTHEREAJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
But this aspect of fragility was without any suggestion of feebleness.
THE HOUSE BY THE RIVERA. P. HERBERT
The warm room had given him a high colour, which increased his air of fragility.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
The bird can of its nature go upwards, because fragility is force.
ORTHODOXYG. K. CHESTERTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRAGILITY

  • delicacy
  • fragility
  • mildness
  • pliability
  • pliancy
  • smoothness
  • softness
  • sweetness
  • tenderness
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