What is the opposite of resilient?

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(of a person or animal) Opposite of able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions
“Despite enduring a sickly childhood Charles matured into a strong-willed Stuart monarch and an advocate of the divine right of kings.”
Adjective
(inflexible) Opposite of springing back quickly when squeezed or stretched
“Using an inflexible material such as fiberglass on a structure that flexes under stress has real limitations.”
Adjective
(brittle) Opposite of springing back quickly when squeezed or stretched
“To make handling the brittle leaf easier, dust your hands with talcum powder before beginning.”
Adjective
(of a person, animal or material) Opposite of able to withstand physical hardship, strain, or exposure
“Elijah Price's bones are so fragile, that they will break if he so much as falls innocuously.”
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Opposite of determined or passionate in interests or endeavors
“Julia had set many goals for herself but appeared indifferent when it came to achieving them.”
Adjective
Opposite of able to withstand
“During treatment, your pores and circulation are now open, temporarily making you more vulnerable to the elements.”
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Opposite of strong in the face of fear
“Chuck was a cowardly man who was easily intimidated by those more assertive than he was.”
Adjective
Opposite of cheerfully unconcerned about the future or things in general
“He was, in spite of all his genius and accomplishment, a troubled man seeking his own truth.”
Adjective
Opposite of persisting or enduring for a long time
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