frail

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Synonyms for frail

the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs

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a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)

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physically weak

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wanting in moral strength, courage, or will

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easily broken or damaged or destroyed

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OSJCT opted to Internet-enable its residents and chose Data Vision Europe to provide mobile WebSkate computers in each care home, providing touch screen facilities designed for ease of use by older and frailer people.
Chairs of the correct height were located so that shorter and frailer people could reach the keyboard and see the monitors.
People in nursing homes are frailer and sicker than ever before.
New prospects visiting communities that offer extensive AlL services in their IL units increasingly judge all residents there as "older, frailer people.
But the frailer you are and the more complicated your medical condition--for example, if you have severe osteoporosis or arthritis--the more important it is to talk to a physical therapist or personal trainer to customize your own program.
Frierson said this finding might be partly attributable to the fact that these patients were older and frailer and may not have had the strength to use a weapon such as a knife, which requires force.
Urbanova, though, showed that this princess was made of frailer stuff inside her imperious shell.
The center's facilitators said it will provide much needed support for a gay population in Broward that is getting older and frailer and lacks the support of its straight counterpart.
As Stolz and colleagues discuss this method is not suitable for a frailer older population who have lost height because of vertebral crush fractures or other chronic conditions.
As in the rest of the volume, Kocher expresses estrangement from her white kin in sorrowful or bitter tones; after all, they ought to claim her, while the darker women eyeing he r curiously from the fields owe her no such debt, or at least a far frailer one.
Though frailer in body, Baker still welcomes visitors and is rejuvenated by getting out to events.
Social workers and nursing staff handle the 450 frailer seniors in the program.
Le Petit, so called because he remained much smaller and frailer than his twin Hans, proves to have considerable artistic and musical talent, even though he is thought, wrongly, to be retarded, a categorization he himself fosters.
Louis in January will see an older and frailer pope, whose physical decline is increasingly discussed inside the Vatican.