breakability vs fragility what difference

what is difference between breakability and fragility

English

Etymology

break +‎ -ability

Noun

breakability (countable and uncountable, plural breakabilities)

  1. The state or property of being breakable.


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French fragilité, from Latin fragilitās. Doublet of frailty.

Morphologically fragile +‎ -ity

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɹəˈd͡ʒɪlɪti/
  • Rhymes: -ɪlɪti

Noun

fragility (countable and uncountable, plural fragilities)

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

Derived terms

  • white fragility

Translations

References

  • fragility in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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