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Adjective: frail (frailer,frailest)  freyl
  1. Physically weak
    "an invalid's frail body"
  2. Wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
    "frail humanity";
    - fallible, imperfect, weak
  3. Easily broken, damaged or destroyed
    "a frail craft";
    - delicate, fragile
Noun: frail  freyl
  1. The weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds
  2. A basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)

Derived forms: frails, frailest, frailer

See also: breakable, debile [archaic], decrepit, delicate, feeble, human, infirm, light-boned, rickety, sapless, weak, weakly

Type of: basket, handbasket, weight, weight unit

Antonym: robust

Encyclopedia: Frail, Stephen