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Definitions of 'Sharpness'

Definition of 'sharpness'
From: WordNet
noun
A quick and penetrating intelligence; "he argued with great acuteness"; "I admired the keenness of his mind" [syn: acuteness, acuity, sharpness, keenness]
noun
The attribute of urgency in tone of voice; "his voice had an edge to it" [syn: edge, sharpness]
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A strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine" [syn: pungency, bite, sharpness, raciness]
noun
The quality of being keenly and painfully felt; "the sharpness of her loss"
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Thinness of edge or fineness of point [syn: sharpness, keenness] [ant: bluntness, dullness]
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The quality of being sharp and clear [syn: distinctness, sharpness] [ant: blurriness, fogginess, fuzziness, indistinctness, softness]
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Harshness of manner [syn: asperity, sharpness] [ant: bluntness, dullness]
Definition of 'Sharpness'
From: GCIDE
Sharpness \Sharp"ness\, n. [AS. scearpness.] The quality or condition of being sharp; keenness; acuteness. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'sharpness'
abruptness, absolute zero, acerbity, acidity, acidness, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, acuity, acuteness, adroitness, aggressiveness, agility, alacrity, alertness, algidity, animality, aptitude, aptness, arguteness, art, artfulness, artifice, asperity, astringence, astringency, astuteness, atonalism, atonality, atrocity, attention, attentiveness, barbarity, bearishness, beastliness, bite, bitingness, bitter pill, bitterness, bleakness, bloodlust, bluntness, boorishness, braininess, brashness, brightness, brilliance, briskness, brusqueness, brusquerie, brutality, cacophony, cageyness, callidity, canniness, causticity, causticness, cheerlessness, chic, chill, chilliness, churlishness, clear thinking, cleverness, clinker, clothes-consciousness, cold, coldness, comfortlessness, cool, coolness, coolth, corrosiveness, coxcombry, craft, craftiness, creakiness, crispness, crustiness, cryogenics, cryology, cunning, cunningness, curtness, cuttingness, dandyism, decrease in temperature, depression, destructiveness, dexterity, discomfort, discord, discordance, discordancy, disharmony, dismalness, dispatch, dissonance, dissonancy, dissonant chord, distress, distressfulness, dreariness, edge, elegance, esprit, expedition, expeditiousness, extremity, facetiousness, fierceness, fine Italian hand, finesse, flair, flatness, foppery, foppishness, force, foxiness, freezing point, freshness, frigidity, frostiness, funniness, furiousness, gall, gall and wormwood, gamesmanship, gelidity, genius, giftedness, gifts, grief, grievousness, grip, gruffness, guile, harshness, highness, humorousness, iciness, impetuosity, incisiveness, inclemency, ingeniousness, inharmoniousness, inharmony, inhumanity, insidiousness, intense cold, intensity, inventiveness, Italian hand, jauntiness, jocoseness, jocularity, joking, joshing, joylessness, keen-wittedness, keenness, lamentability, lamentation, low temperature, malignity, mental alertness, mercilessness, mercurial mind, mindlessness, mordacity, mordancy, mournfulness, murderousness, nastiness, native cleverness, nattiness, neatness, nimble mind, nimble-wittedness, nimbleness, nip, nippiness, nous, off note, one-upmanship, pain, painfulness, pathos, piercingness, pipingness, piquancy, pitiability, pitiableness, pitifulness, pitilessness, pleasantry, poignancy, point, promptitude, promptness, punctuality, pungency, quick parts, quick thinking, quick wit, quick-wittedness, quickness, rawness, readiness, ready wit, reediness, regrettableness, resourcefulness, rigor, roughness, sadness, saltiness, satanic cunning, savagery, savvy, screechiness, severity, sharp air, sharp-wittedness, shiftiness, shortness, shrewdness, shrillness, sleekness, sleeplessness, slipperiness, slyness, smartness, smarts, sneakiness, sophistry, sorrowfulness, sour note, sourness, speediness, spiffiness, sprightly wit, spryness, stabbingness, stealth, stealthiness, sting, stridence, stridency, stridor, stridulousness, stringency, subtilty, subtleness, subtlety, suppleness, surliness, swiftness, talent, tartness, teeth, terrorism, trenchancy, trickiness, trimness, truculence, tunelessness, ungentleness, unharmoniousness, unmusicality, untunefulness, vandalism, vehemence, venom, viciousness, violence, virulence, wakefulness, wariness, wiles, wiliness, wit, wittiness, woebegoneness, woefulness, wolf
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