What does the word delicate mean?

  • Of feeble resisting power.

Usage examples for delicate

  1. Just at this delicate moment who should turn the corner but Luttrell! – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  2. She had by this time a family of little children, and her health was very delicate. – Catherine Booth A Sketch by Colonel Mildred Duff
  3. Her health had always been very delicate, and he had been a most devoted husband. – The Talkative Wig by Eliza Lee Follen

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