Definition of brittle:
- brittle (part of speech: adjective)
- excitable (part of speech: adjective)
He saw that the room was very quiet; beside him, in the glass atmosphere of his room, sat a man, who also seemed made of brittle glass; and the man sat motionless: he seemed to be sitting with a book in his hand, reading in the glassy twilight that filtered through the close- drawn window- curtains....- "The Twilight of the Souls", Louis Couperus.
- "On the Seashore", R. Cadwallader Smith.
- "Diseases of the Horse's Foot", Harry Caulton Reeks.