What is the antonym of “herculanean”?
The antonyms of herculanean are weak, frail, and delicate. The antonyms weak, frail, and delicate convey a lack of strength, robustness, or durability. They imply a vulnerability to damage, injury, or harm.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Lacking physical or mental strength; feeble or fragile.
After being sick for weeks, he felt weak and struggled to walk up the stairs.
Easily broken, damaged, or destroyed; delicate or weak.
The old man was frail and needed help walking.
Easily broken, damaged, or injured; fragile or sensitive.
The delicate vase was made of thin glass and had to be handled with care.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Weak implies a lack of physical or mental strength.
- 2Frail implies a vulnerability to damage, injury, or harm.
- 3Delicate implies a sensitivity to damage, injury, or harm.
Good things to know
- 1Enhance Vocabulary: Use these antonyms to expand your vocabulary and express ideas more accurately.
- 2Describe Objects: Use these antonyms to describe objects that are not strong, robust, or durable.
- 3Characterize People: Use these antonyms to describe people who are not physically or mentally strong, or who are vulnerable to damage, injury, or harm.