Part of speech: adjective

Delicately constituted; easily broken or destroyed; easily tempted; liable to be led astray.

Part of speech: adverb


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Usage examples "frail":

  1. Finally, after some minutes' wait, a frail, white- haired man in a little black cap- of- maintenance appeared in the screen. - "Space Viking", Henry Beam Piper.
  2. These refer to the man of bone and muscle, in the first case; to the physically frail or the fat man, in the second. - "Analyzing Character", Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb.
  3. Frail excitement foreign to the tranquil pages could not be evaded. - "My Tropic Isle", E J Banfield.