flimsy structure

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  • structure — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ basic, simple ▪ complex, elaborate ▪ coherent, logical ▪ rigid …   Collocations dictionary

  • flimsy — adj. & n. adj. (flimsier, flimsiest) 1 lightly or carelessly assembled; insubstantial, easily damaged (a flimsy structure). 2 (of an excuse etc.) unconvincing (a flimsy pretext). 3 paltry; trivial; superficial (a flimsy play). 4 (of clothing)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flimsy — /ˈflɪmzi / (say flimzee) adjective (flimsier, flimsiest) 1. without material strength or solidity: a flimsy material; a flimsy structure. 2. weak; inadequate; not carefully thought out: a flimsy excuse; a flimsy argument. –noun (plural flimsies)… …  

  • flimsy — flimsily, adv. flimsiness, n. /flim zee/, adj., flimsier, flimsiest, n., pl. flimsies. adj. 1. without material strength or solidity: a flimsy fabric; a flimsy structure. 2. weak; inadequate; not effective or convincing: a flimsy excuse. n. 3. a… …   Universalium

  • structure — n. & v. n. 1 a a whole constructed unit, esp. a building. b the way in which a building etc. is constructed (has a flimsy structure). 2 a set of interconnecting parts of any complex thing; a framework (the structure of a sentence; a new wages… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flimsy — 1. adjective Likely to bend or break under pressure; weak, shaky, flexible, or fragile. He expected the flimsy structure to collapse at any moment. Ant …   Wiktionary

  • flimsy — flim•sy [[t]ˈflɪm zi[/t]] adj. si•er, si•est, 1) without material strength or solidity: a flimsy structure[/ex] 2) weak; inadequate 3) a thin paper 4) a copy made on such paper • Etymology: 1695–1705 flim′si•ly, adv. flim′si•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Flimsy — Flim sy, a. [Compar. {Flimsier}; superl. {Flimsiest}.] [Cf. W. llymsi naked, bare, empty, sluggish, spiritless. Cf. {Limsy}.] Weak; feeble; limp; slight; vain; without strength or solidity; of loose and unsubstantial structure; without reason or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flimsy — adj. Flimsy is used with these nouns: ↑evidence, ↑excuse, ↑pretence, ↑pretext, ↑structure, ↑tent …   Collocations dictionary

  • international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …   Universalium

  • Trocaz Pigeon — Conservation status Near Threatened (IUCN 3.1) …   Wikipedia

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