Frail and Healthy


Frail adjective - Lacking bodily strength.
Usage example: he was frail after a long battle with bronchitis

Healthy is an antonym for frail in topics: feeble, breakable.

Nearby Words: frailty, frailness


Healthy adjective - Enjoying health and vigor.
Usage example: always a hard worker, Grandma has remained healthy into her 80s

Frail is an antonym for healthy in well topic.

Both words in one sentence

  • It turns out that she is not nearly as frail as her father believes, and actually quite healthy - she does have a too-short leg, the result of polio, but she can walk just fine, and doesn't need all the pills she's taking.
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Healthy or Frail. 2016. Accessed May 29, 2023.
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