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frail 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/frāl/,
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frailest, superlative; frailer, comparative;
  1. (of a person) Weak and delicate
    • - a frail voice
    • - she looked frail and vulnerable
  2. Easily damaged or broken; fragile or insubstantial
    • - the balcony is frail
    • - the frail Russian economy
  3. Weak in character or morals


  1. physically weak; "an invalid's frail body"
  2. the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds
  3. a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)
  4. fallible: wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings; "I'm only a fallible human"; "frail humanity"
  5. delicate: easily broken or damaged or destroyed; "a kite too delicate to fly safely"; "fragile porcelain plates"; "fragile old bones"; "a frail craft"
  6. (frailty) infirmity: the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
  7. (frailty) moral weakness
  8. Frail is an album by Norwegian singer-songwiter Maria Solheim released in 2004 by Kirkelig Kulturverksted.
  9. "Frail" is a song written and performed by Christian alternative folk rock group Jars of Clay which has appeared on many recordings by the group and lends its name to the group's debut demo release Frail from 1994. ...
  10. (Frailing) Clawhammer is a highly rhythmic banjo playing style and common component of American old-time music. The principal difference between clawhammer style and other styles is the picking direction. ...
  11. (Frailness) The frailty syndrome is a collection of symptoms or markers, primarily due to the aging-related loss and dysfunction of skeletal muscle and bone, that place (mostly) older adults at increased risk of adverse events such as death, disability, and institutionalization.
  12. Frailty is a 2002 psychological thriller film directed by and starring Bill Paxton, and co-starring Matthew McConaughey. This film is the directorial debut for Paxton. ...
  13. (Frailty (album)) Frailty is the debut album by Swedish melodic death metal band, The Duskfall. Released on November 30, 2002, the album was re-released on August 22, 2005 with three bonus tracks "Unspoken", "Harvest the Battle" and "Tears are Soulash", the two tracks; "Harvest the Battle" and ...
  14. A basket made of rushes, used chiefly for containing figs and raisins; The quantity of raisins contained in a frail; A rush for weaving baskets; A girl; To play a stringed instrument, usually a banjo, by picking with the back of a fingernail; Easily broken; mentally or physically fragile; not ...
  15. (frailty) The condition quality of being frail, physically, mentally, or morally; frailness; infirmity; weakness of resolution; liability to be deceived or seduced; A fault proceeding from weakness; foible; sin of infirmity
  16. (Frails) These are fitted on the side of vehicles as an additional rack.
  17. (Frailty) A condition characterized by weakness and impending disability
  18. eel: a good looking woman