Frail – meaning of the word and examples

Having delicate health; not robust; weak: (Dictionary.com)

Easily broken or destroyed; fragile. (Dictionary.com)

Morally weak; easily tempted. (Dictionary.com)

Weak or unhealthy, or easily damaged, broken, or harmed: (Cambridge Dictionary)

Easily led into evil. (Merriam – Webster)

Easily broken or destroyed: Fragile. (Merriam – Webster)

Physically weak. (Merriam – Webster)

(of a person) weak and delicate. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Easily damaged or broken; weak. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

Frail patients are at increased risk for mortality and prolonged institutional care after cardiac surgery.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20159833

Frail – A Medical Assessment of health. 

https://www.caringconnectionmd.com/blog/a-frail-loved-one/

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