Definition for FRAIL

FRAIL, a. [supposed to be from Fr. frĂȘle, It. frale. Qu. L. fragilis, or from a different root.]

  1. Weak; infirm; liable to fail and decay; subject to casualities; easily destroyed; perishable; not firm or durable. That I may know how frail I am. Ps. xxxix.
  2. Weak in mind or resolution; liable to error or deception. Man is frail, and prone to evil. Taylor.
  3. Weak; easily broken or overset; as, a frail bark.

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