Fragile and Robust


Fragile adjective - Easily injured without careful handling.
Usage example: babies are fragile, so remember to care for them gently

Robust is an antonym for fragile in fine topic.

Nearby Word: fragility


Robust adjective - Enjoying health and vigor.
Usage example: a robust and sturdy toddler

Fragile is an antonym for robust in healthy topic.

Nearby Words: robustness, robustly

Both words in one sentence

  • Webcomic / Outsider Fragile Speedster: Loroi warships are very fast compared to the Umiak, but aren't as robust.
  • Tropers realize something either drewski, itcdr or the rest of the staff does not, that robust 12-year-old websites, while seemingly healthy, are in actuality as fragile as two bricks tied together with tissue paper.
  • Far from being the superhumanly strong and superhumanly robust life-long warrior and powerful sorcerer he is in the films, he's written as fragile and passive, unable to defend himself and in constant need of protection.
    Source: Wimpification
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