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Dictionary definition for: Brittle

1. (n) caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets

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

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

4. (s) (of metal or glass) not annealed and consequently easily cracked or fractured

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