how to pronounce fragility


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fragility is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of fragility in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… not only the fragility of the markets …”

meanings of fragility


  1. The condition or quality of being fragile; brittleness; frangibility.
  2. Weakness; feebleness.
  3. Liability to error and sin; frailty.

fragility frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fragility occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics fragility can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that fragility can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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