Noun Acerbity Definition and Examples


Noun:

Acerbity

Pronunciation:

/əˈsəːbəti/

Definition:
1.

noun

Sharpness and directness in speech.
  1. 'exuberance sharpened by blunt wit and acerbity'
((n.) Sourness of taste, with bitterness and astringency, like that of unripe fruit.|--|(n.) Harshness, bitterness, or severity; as, acerbity of temper, of language, of pain.|--|)


noun

1. sourness, with roughness or astringency of taste.

2. harshness or severity, as of temper or expression.


Examples:

An epigram is a short, sharp saying in prose or verse, frequently characterized by acidity or acerbity and sometimes by wisdom.


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