Brittleness

Brittleness,

Definition of Brittleness:

  1. Tendency of a material to fracture or fail upon the application of a relatively small amount of force, impact, or shock. Opposite of toughness.

How to use Brittleness in a sentence?

  1. The brittleness of the metal rendered it all but unusable in any application that relied on tensile strength as it was never known where, when, or how much the material would fail.
  2. You need to know the brittleness of everything you work with and not apply to much force to it if it cant take it.
  3. The brittleness of the thing was what made us all a bit baffled because we were not expecting that at all.

Meaning of Brittleness & Brittleness Definition