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Definition of frail adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    frail

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//freɪl//
     
    (frailer, frailest)
     
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  1. 1(especially of an old person) physically weak and thin Mother was becoming too frail to live alone.
  2. 2weak; easily damaged or broken the frail stems of the flowers Human nature is frail.
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