Fragile and Stout


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

Stout is an antonym for fragile.

Nearby Word: fragility


Stout adjective - Able to withstand hardship, strain, or exposure.
Usage example: erected a stout wooden fence to keep the wild animals out

Fragile is an antonym for stout.

Nearby Words: stoutness, stoutly
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Stout or Fragile. 2016. Accessed May 28, 2023.
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