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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Sharpness; toughness.

Usage examples (39)
  • Harriet's words were full of asperity.
  • The asperity of northern winters
  • She'd been through the spellin'-book wunst, and had got as fur as 'asperity' on it a second time.
  • Arethusa said this with a bit of her old asperity. for more
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