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Detailed Translations for brittle from English to German


brittle adj

  1. brittle (crumbly; crisp)
  2. brittle (crisp)
  3. brittle (crisp)

Translation Matrix for brittle:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- toffee; toffy
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- brickle; brickly; unannealed
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bröcklig brittle; crisp; crumbly crumbling; delicate; fragile; frail; tender; vulnerable
knackend brittle; crisp
knusprig brittle; crisp
mürbe brittle; crisp; crumbly delicate; fragile; frail; ragged; ramshackle; rickety; rotten; soft; spongy; succulent; tender; vulnerable; wobbly; wonky; woolly; wooly

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Synonyms for "brittle":

  • brickle; brickly; breakable
  • coldhearted
  • unannealed; untempered; unhardened
  • toffee; toffy; candy; confect

Related Definitions for "brittle":

  1. having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped1
    • brittle bones1
    • glass is brittle1
  2. (of metal or glass) not annealed and consequently easily cracked or fractured1
  3. lacking warmth and generosity of spirit1
    • a brittle and calculating woman1
  4. caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets1

Wiktionary Translations for brittle:

  1. confection of caramelized sugar and nuts
  1. apt to break or crumble when bending
  2. emotionally fragile, easily offended
  3. able to break or snap easily under stress or pressure
  1. von Werkstoffen, Materialien: brüchig, leicht reißend