Meaning of BRITTLE in English

BRITTLE

adj. 25B6; adjective

glass is a brittle material : BREAKABLE, fragile, delicate; splintery; formal frangible.

a brittle laugh : HARSH, hard, sharp, grating.

a brittle young woman : EDGY, nervy, anxious, unstable, highly strung, tense, excitable, skittish, neurotic; informal uptight, jumpy.

flexible, resilient, soft, relaxed.

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