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Overview of noun brittle

The noun brittle has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. brittle, toffee, toffy

(caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets)

Overview of adj brittle

The adj brittle has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) brittle, brickle, brickly

(having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped; "brittle bones"; "glass is brittle"; "`brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal")

2. brittle

(lacking warmth and generosity of spirit; "a brittle and calculating woman")

3. brittle, unannealed

((of metal or glass) not annealed and consequently easily cracked or fractured) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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