brittle

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Synonyms for brittle

Synonyms for brittle

easily broken or damaged

Synonyms for brittle

caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets

having little elasticity

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lacking warmth and generosity of spirit

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

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For 25% rubber-modified polyamide samples, a processing-induced skin layer that behaves brittlely was observed in 6-mm-thick samples.
A thermoplastic can behave brittlely and break without material flow or elastically, withstanding large extensions, but returning to its original form after being stressed.
Catastrophic failure may be the dominant breakage type when PVC fails brittlely.