Synonyms of brittle in English:

brittle

adjective

  • 1 glass is a brittle material
    [Antonyms] flexible resilient
  • 2 a brittle laugh
    harsh, hard, sharp, grating
    [Antonyms] soft
  • 3 a brittle young woman
    edgy, anxious, unstable, high-strung, tense, excitable, jumpy, skittish, neurotic
    informal uptight
    [Antonyms] relaxed
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