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Meaning of fragile

frag•ile

Pronunciation: (fraj'ulBrit.fraj'īl), [key]
— adj.
  1. easily broken, shattered, or damaged; delicate; brittle; frail: a fragile ceramic container; a very fragile alliance.
  2. vulnerably delicate, as in appearance: She has a fragile beauty.
  3. lacking in substance or force; flimsy: a fragile excuse.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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