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Word of the Week

(use it in a sentence, leave it in a comment)

brittle

[brit – l]

adjective

1. Hard and rigid but quite fragile, breaking easily
2. Lacking warmth, sensitivity, or compassion; aloof; self-centered
1. His grandmother has brittle bones
2. Not many people like her, she’s quite a cold, brittle person.
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This entry was published on April 28, 2012 at 19:53 and is filed under Home. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

2 thoughts on “Word of the Week

  1. Eduardo on said:

    Oh, please, don’t hurt me, I have a brittle heart!

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