What does fragility mean?

Definitions for fragilityfrəˈdʒɪl ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fragility, breakability, frangibleness, frangibility(noun)

    quality of being easily damaged or destroyed

  2. fragility, delicacy(noun)

    lack of physical strength

Wiktionary

  1. fragility(Noun)

    The condition or quality of being fragile; brittleness; frangibility.

  2. fragility(Noun)

    Weakness; feebleness.

  3. fragility(Noun)

    Liability to error and sin; frailty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fragility(noun)

    the condition or quality of being fragile; brittleness; frangibility

  2. Fragility(noun)

    weakness; feebleness

  3. Fragility(noun)

    liability to error and sin; frailty

  4. Origin: [L. fragilitas: cf. F. fragilit. Cf. Frailty.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fragility in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fragility in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Norman Cousins:

    Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.

  2. Czon:

    I'm like that, I love the melancholy, with all fragility, the beauty in the ugly.Can only create in chaos and darkness.

  3. Pamela Hogan:

    It explores the human condition in a fresh way. Through the lens (of the disease) you see the fragility but also the resilience of what it is to be human.

  4. New York:

    Their bright, resonant sopranos blend impeccably; Davie's Violet tackles the top notes with a delicacy and ardor that emphasize fragility and fear, while Padgett gives Daisy pluck and wit.

  5. Ariel Adams:

    Highly complicated mechanical watches add value but also fragility and potential service problems, those with very complicated timepieces are advised to have a few of them so that they have something else to wear if they need to be repaired.

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