sharpness

Definitions of sharpness
  1. noun
    the quality of being sharp and clear
    synonyms: distinctness
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    blurriness, fogginess, fuzziness, indistinctness, softness
    the quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines
    types:
    definition
    clarity of outline
    discernability, legibility
    distinctness that makes perception easy
    focus
    maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    type of:
    clarity, clearness, uncloudedness
    the quality of being transparent or clear
  2. noun
    thinness of edge or fineness of point
    synonyms: keenness
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    bluntness, dullness
    without sharpness or clearness of edge or point
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    acuteness
    the quality of having a sharp edge or point
    type of:
    configuration, conformation, contour, form, shape
    any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
  3. noun
    the quality of being keenly and painfully felt
    “the sharpness of her loss”
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    distressingness, painfulness
    the quality of being painful
  4. noun
    a quick and penetrating intelligence
    synonyms: acuity, acuteness, keenness
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    types:
    steel trap
    an acute intelligence (an analogy based on the well-known sharpness of steel traps)
    type of:
    intelligence
    the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
  5. noun
    harshness of manner
    synonyms: asperity
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    Antonyms:
    bluntness, dullness
    without sharpness or clearness of edge or point
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    ill nature
    a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
  6. noun
    the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
    synonyms: edge
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    type of:
    urgency
    pressing importance requiring speedy action
  7. noun
    a strong odor or taste property
    “the sharpness of strange spices”
    synonyms: bite, pungency, raciness
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    type of:
    spice, spicery, spiciness
    the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
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