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Detailed Translations for brittle from English to French


Translation Matrix for brittle:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- toffee; toffy
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- brickle; brickly; unannealed
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
cassant brittle; crisp; crumbly acrid; brusque; curt; delicate; fragile; frail; ragged; ramshackle; rickety; snappish; snappy; tender; vulnerable; wobbly; wonky
croquant brittle; crisp
croustillant brittle; crisp; crumbly piquant
friable brittle; crisp; crumbly crumbling; crumbly; delicate; fragile; frail; tender; vulnerable

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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. able to break or snap easily under stress or pressure

Cross Translation:
brittle cassant sprödevon Werkstoffen, Materialien: brüchig, leicht reißend