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asperity

noun

1 asperity

Something hard to endure:
— The asperity of northern winters.

synonyms: grimness, hardship, rigor, rigorousness, rigour, rigourousness, severeness, severity.

Roget 256: roughness etc. adj.; tooth, grain, texture, ripple; asperity, rugosity, salebrosity, corrugation, nodosity; arborescence ... show more

Roget 895: discourtesy; ill breeding; ill manners, bad manners, ungainly manners; insuavity; uncourteousness, etc. adj.; rusticity, inurbanity; illiberality, incivility displacency.    ... show more

Roget 900: resentment, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, indignation; exasperation, bitter resentment, wrathful indignation.    pique, umbrage, huff, miff, ... show more

Roget 901: irascibility, irascibleness, temper; crossness etc. adj.; susceptibility, procacity, petulance, irritability, tartness, acerbity, protervity; pugnacity ... show more

Dutch: ellende, ondraaglijkheid, ontbering, ontberingen, ruwheid



2 asperity

Harshness of manner.

synonym: sharpness.

Dutch: hardvochtigheid, scherpte


Moby thesaurus: acerbity, acid, acidity, acidness, acidulousness, acridity, acrimony, anger, animosity, astringency, austerity, bad humor, bad temper, bile, biliousness, bitingness, bitter resentment, bitterness, bitterness of spirit, bumpiness ... show more.

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