Definition of Breakableness

1. Noun. The consistency of something that breaks under pressure.

Generic synonyms: Body, Consistence, Consistency, Eubstance
Specialized synonyms: Brittleness, Crispiness, Crispness, Crumbliness, Friability
Attributes: Breakable, Unbreakable
Derivative terms: Breakable
Antonyms: Unbreakableness



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breakableness

break the deadlock
break the fourth wall
break the ice
break the mold
break the mould
break the news
break the seal
break through
break up
break water
break with
breakabilities
breakability
breakable
breakableness (current term)
breakables
breakage
breakages
breakaway
breakaway phenomenon
breakaways
breakax
breakaxe
breakbeat
breakbeats
breakbone fever
breakbulk
breakcore
breakdance

Literary usage of Breakableness

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1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1901)
"The quality of breakableness is thus a second factor in fracture of bones. In the same way the second factor in tuberculosis is the animal's inability to ..."

2. The Book of the Twelve Prophets Commonly Called the Minor by George Adam Smith (1896)
"... and breakableness of the very ground of life. Of course, as we shall see, this was due to the prophet's knowledge of the moral explosiveness of society ..."

3. The Social Life of the Hebrews by Edward Day (1901)
"... and breakableness of the very ground of life."1 Surely such an affliction would at the least furnish a man with Amos' sensitiveness to nature the basal ..."

4. The Complete Works by John Ruskin (1894)
"... —breakableness to bits, as opposed to wood, which can be sawn or rent, but not shattered with a hammer, and to metal, which is tough and malleable. ..."

5. Modern Painters by John Ruskin (1906)
"... —breakableness to bits, as opposed to wood, which can be sawn or rent, but not shattered with a hammer, and to metal, which is tough and malleable. ..."

6. Modern Painters by John Ruskin (1872)
"... —breakableness to bits, as opposed to wood, which 1 It is in these subtle purples that even the more elaborate passages of the earlier drawings are ..."

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