Brittleness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Brittleness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ 1
=>{ant,327,}
brittleness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fragility
fragility
friability
frangibility
fissibility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ house of cards
house of cards
house of glass
PARAG:Brittleness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be brittle
be brittle
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ live in a glass house
live in a glass house
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ break
break
crack
snap
split
shiver
splinter
crumble
break short
burst
fly
give way
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ fall to pieces
fall to pieces
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ crumble to
crumble to
crumble into dust
PARAG:Brittleness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ brittle
brittle
brash
=>(U.S.)
frangible
fragile
frail
gimcrack|
shivery
fissile
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ splitting
splitting
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ lacerable
lacerable
splintery
crisp
crimp
short
brittle as glass

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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