English noun: sharpness
|1.||sharpness (cognition) a quick and penetrating intelligence|
|Samples||He argued with great acuteness.|
I admired the keenness of his mind.
|Synonyms||acuity, acuteness, keenness|
|Narrower (hyponym)||steel trap|
|2.||sharpness (attribute) the attribute of urgency in tone of voice|
|Samples||His voice had an edge to it.|
|3.||sharpness (attribute) a strong odor or taste property|
|Samples||The pungency of mustard.|
The sulfurous bite of garlic.
The sharpness of strange spices.
The raciness of the wine.
|Synonyms||bite, pungency, raciness|
|Broader (hypernym)||spice, spicery, spiciness|
|4.||sharpness (attribute) the quality of being keenly and painfully felt|
|Samples||The sharpness of her loss.|
|Broader (hypernym)||distressingness, painfulness|
|5.||sharpness (attribute) thinness of edge or fineness of point|
|Broader (hypernym)||configuration, conformation, contour, form, shape|
|6.||sharpness (attribute) the quality of being sharp and clear|
|Broader (hypernym)||clarity, clearness, uncloudedness|
|Narrower (hyponym)||definition, discernability, focus, legibility|
|Antonyms||blurriness, fuzziness, indistinctness, fogginess, softness|
|7.||sharpness (attribute) harshness of manner|
|Broader (hypernym)||ill nature|