frail

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfreɪl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/freɪl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(frāl)


Inflections of 'frail' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
frailer
adj comparative
frailest
adj superlative
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frail

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a frail old [woman]
  2. too frail to [work, travel, attend]
  3. am getting too frail to [work]
  4. am starting to get too frail to [work]
  5. am starting to feel frail
  6. is frail in his old age
  7. frail and [elderly, disabled, vulnerable]
  8. growing old and frail
  9. my body is frail
  10. has a frail body
  11. has frail [arms, legs, bones]
  12. are frail from [age, disease]
  13. due to (her) frail health
  14. her frail condition [prevents, keeps] her from
  15. [treatments, shampoo] for frail hair
  16. a frail grip on [the rope, reality]
  17. the [ropes, cords] grew frail
  18. was [dangling, hanging] from a frail rope
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