Definition of 'frail'
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Example sentences containing 'frail'
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You don't have to be frail or elderly to feel the growing dearth of public seating. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The patient was so incredibly weak and frail when he came in. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And yet one possibly very frail man continues to elude them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She is very weak and frail at the moment. The Sun (2010)My mother is elderly and frail and does not have the stamina to pursue this. Times, Sunday Times (2006)People looking after frail and vulnerable patients need to know what they are doing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She was already physically very frail. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is frail, older people who will suffer unless the issue is resolved. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The implications of failing were that an old, frail and sick man who is full of honour and integrity would have been left without an effective remedy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'frail'
British English: frail /freɪl/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is frail is not very strong or healthy.
She lay in bed looking frail.
- American English: frail
- Arabic: واهٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: frágil
- Chinese: 虚弱的
- Croatian: krhak
- Czech: slabý
- Danish: skrøbelig
- Dutch: zwak
- European Spanish: débil
- Finnish: heikko hauras
- French: frêle
- German: schwach
- Greek: ευπαθής
- Italian: fragile
- Japanese: かよわい
- Korean: 허약한
- Norwegian: skjør
- Polish: kruchy
- European Portuguese: frágil
- Romanian: fragil
- Russian: хилый
- Spanish: débil
- Swedish: bräcklig
- Thai: แบบบาง
- Turkish: hastalıklı
- Ukrainian: тендітний
- Vietnamese: yếu ớt
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