Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

embrittle

[em-brit-l]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
verb (used with or without object), em·brit·tled, em·brit·tling.
  1. to make or become brittle.
Show More

Origin of embrittle

First recorded in 1900–05; em-1 + brittle
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018