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Adjective: fragile  fra-jul or 'fra,jI(-u)l [N. Amer], 'fra,jI(-u)l [Brit]
  1. Easily broken, damaged or destroyed
    "fragile porcelain plates";
    - delicate, frail
     
  2. Vulnerably delicate
    "she has the fragile beauty of youth"
     
  3. Lacking substance or significance
    "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame";
    - flimsy, slight, tenuous, thin

See also: breakable, delicate, insignificant, unimportant

Encyclopedia: Fragile