Synonyms of sharpness


1. acuteness, acuity, sharpness, keenness, intelligence

usage: a quick and penetrating intelligence; "he argued with great acuteness"; "I admired the keenness of his mind"

2. edge, sharpness, urgency

usage: the attribute of urgency in tone of voice; "his voice had an edge to it"

3. pungency, bite, sharpness, raciness, spiciness, spice, spicery

usage: 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"

4. sharpness, painfulness, distressingness

usage: the quality of being keenly and painfully felt; "the sharpness of her loss"

5. sharpness, keenness, shape, form, configuration, contour, conformation

usage: thinness of edge or fineness of point

6. distinctness, sharpness, clearness, clarity, uncloudedness

usage: the quality of being sharp and clear

7. asperity, sharpness, ill nature

usage: harshness of manner

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