frail vs delicate: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: frail or delicate

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frailadjective

easily broken or damaged or destroyed

frailadjective

wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings

frailnoun

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

frailadjective

physically weak

frailnoun

the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds

delicateadjective

difficult to handle; requiring great tact

delicateadjective

easily broken or damaged or destroyed

delicateadjective

easily hurt

delicateadjective

developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety

delicateadjective

exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury

delicateadjective

marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique

delicateadjective

of an instrument or device; capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely

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