"brittler" in the adjective sense
1. brittle, brickle, brickly
having little elasticity hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped
"glass is brittle"
"`brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal"
lacking warmth and generosity of spirit
"a brittle and calculating woman"
3. brittle, unannealed
of metal or glass) not annealed and consequently easily cracked or fractured
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