Definition of fragilely in US English:



  • See fragile

    • ‘The economies need to be robust, not fragilely dependent on commodities - again, politics and the economy dance in tandem.’
    • ‘They treat them more and more fragilely until pretty soon the older person feels that they are totally dependent on this individual.’
    • ‘I went to Chicago to a nonprofit organization, very fragilely financed, and realized that all nonprofits are fragilely financed.’
    • ‘Startling, the first time, how fragilely they are attached.’
    • ‘I find these moments the most taxing of all, as they somehow manage to strip away the veil of my fragilely constructed myth and lay bare the cold, hard truth that, while foreign, I am not unique.’