Synonyms of frayed in English:

frayed


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adjective

1‘the shirt had frayed cuffs’

SYNONYMS
unravelling, unravelled, worn, well worn, threadbare, tattered, ragged, holey, moth-eaten, shabby
torn, ripped, split
worn out, worn through, worn thin, in holes, in tatters, falling to pieces, the worse for wear
informal tatty, ratty
North American informal raggedy

2‘his frayed nerves couldn't take much more’

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strained, taxed, overtaxed, irritated, edgy, tense, stressed, fraught