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acerbity

a·cer·bi·ty

acerbity

 
pronunciation:
suhr bih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: acerbities
definition 1: sharpness or severity of temper or manner.
She criticized him with acerbity.
synonyms:
acridity, acrimony, asperity, astringency, causticity, mordancy
antonyms:
mildness, sweetness
similar words:
acid, choler, rancor, venom
definition 2: bitterness of taste; astringency.
synonyms:
acidity, acridity, astringency, bitterness, sharpness, sourness, tartness
antonyms:
mildness, sweetness
similar words:
roughness
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