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What is the opposite of robust?

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(of an object) Opposite of sturdy in construction
“From the brightness of the hallway they climbed the darkened staircase, carefully, as if it was fragile and could break with a heavy step.”
(of a person) Opposite of being strong and healthy
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“If one waits too long, then the patient can be so frail and unfit that surgery is no longer an option.”
(delicate) Opposite of strong and rich in flavor or smell
“My favorites, I think, were the super-crisp Japanese radish, a triumph of texture with a delicate flavor.”
(insipid) Opposite of strong and rich in flavor or smell
“It is important to force through nearly all of the pulp, otherwise you will lose a lot of the flavor and be left with a bowl of insipid liquid.”
Opposite of not given to or confused by uncertainty or subtlety
“It gave him perseverance, a quality sorely needed when he chose the uncertain life of an artist.”
Opposite of rough or boisterous in nature
“Let us discuss and debate, but in a refined manner and polished language please!”
Opposite of having a strong or muscular physique
Opposite of strengthened or made secure against attack
Opposite of firm, strong or robust, sometimes figuratively
Opposite of consisting of matter all through
“Most of these applications use nitrogen in liquid form as a refrigerant.”
Opposite of having a period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth
Opposite of having a muscular, traditionally masculine, physique
Opposite of having a strength of will or determination
“His nervousness was apparent when he spoke with a shaky voice.”
Opposite of capable of withstanding great physical force
“The house was built on fragile foundations.”
Opposite of behaving or done in a determined and forceful way
“His argument, both weak and unpersuasive, was met with silence from the audience.”
Opposite of having the ability to produce financial growth or gain
“This is an unprofitable business and some big decisions will need to be made soon on its future.”
Opposite of bringing wealth and success
“After yet another unsuccessful venture, he felt like the American dream was eluding him.”
Opposite of having or showing a sensible and practical idea of what can be achieved or expected
“They felt that it was an impractical exercise from an engineering standpoint and that the market for such a radio would be minuscule.”
Opposite of sturdy and stable in nature
“Conducting operations from restricted working areas, unstable construction platforms, and offshore from boats or barges creates its own set of challenges.”
Opposite of large in physical size
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