Synonyms for (adjective) rickety

Synonyms: feeble, weak, weakly, sapless, rickety, infirm, debile, decrepit

Definition: lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality

Usage: a feeble old woman; her body looked sapless

Similar words: frail

Definition: physically weak

Usage: an invalid's frail body


Synonyms: rickety, shaky, wobbly, wonky

Definition: inclined to shake as from weakness or defect

Usage: a rickety table; a wobbly chair with shaky legs; the ladder felt a little wobbly; the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky

Similar words: unstable

Definition: lacking stability or fixity or firmness

Usage: unstable political conditions; the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind; an unstable world economy


Synonyms: rachitic, rickety

Definition: affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets

Usage: rickety limbs and joints; a rachitic patient

Similar words: sick, ill

Definition: affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

Usage: ill from the monotony of his suffering