English to Afrikaans Meaning :: frail

Frail :
- verswaktefrailerfrailestfraillyvijgenmat

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Noun(1) the weight of a frail (basket(2) a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs
Adjective(1) physically weak(2) wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings(3) easily broken or damaged or destroyed

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(1) As a child in Germany he was frail and sickly, and because of this he became obsessed with his body image.(2) He was desperately frail , too weak to move his limbs but still strong enough to let out that cry which tears at every human heart.(3) The 90-year-old widow still kept lots of the old records she used to play at dance clubs all over the area, even after she was too frail to dance herself.(4) Markets will continue to wait for war and, in the process, further slow down an already frail economy.(5) Doctors have been trying to build up the frail boy's strength before any attempts are made to fix his swollen heart - the result of a birth defect.(6) During the day the bus takes vulnerable and frail people on shopping trips and outings.(7) For frail people in the community, frequent reviews and adjustments of their care plans are likely to be needed.(8) Certainly given the difficult start he had in life it was indeed a miracle that he was able to achieve so much but, however, he remained a frail person all his life.(9) She added that had it been an elderly or frail person who was attacked, the whole situation could have been far worse.(10) Microsurgery and improved chemotherapy have made treatment less risky, and therefore an option for frail patients.(11) It can cause infections, especially among elderly or frail people.(12) Now the frail pensioner - who has recently undergone a hip replacement operation - says she doesn't know how she will cope until she collects her next pension.(13) Reviewers and critics frequently refuse to be honest about Australian movies because they believe this will damage the frail home industry.(14) All of humanity there, frail and complicated and beautiful.(15) That would mean each vulnerable member of society, from frail pensioner to neglected child, being given the time and care they needed.(16) The country's administrative capabilities and public health services have remained frail and ineffective.
Related Words
1. weak ::
2. fragile ::
3. imperfect ::
1. strong ::
2. sturdy ::
3. tough ::
4. unbreakable ::
Different Forms
frail, frailer, frailest, frailly, frailness, frailties, frailty
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