sharpness

Definitions of sharpness
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n the quality of being sharp and clear

Synonyms:
distinctness
Antonyms:
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 clear water

n thinness of edge or fineness of point

Synonyms:
keenness
Antonyms:
bluntness, dullness
without sharpness or clearness of edge or point
Types:
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)

n the quality of being keenly and painfully felt

“the sharpness of her loss”
Type of:
distressingness, painfulness
the quality of being painful

n a quick and penetrating intelligence

Synonyms:
acuity, acuteness, keenness
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

n harshness of manner

Synonyms:
asperity
Antonyms:
bluntness, dullness
without sharpness or clearness of edge or point
Type of:
ill nature
a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition

n the attribute of urgency in tone of voice

Synonyms:
edge
Type of:
urgency
pressing importance requiring speedy action

n a strong odor or taste property

“the sharpness of strange spices”
Synonyms:
bite, pungency, raciness
Type of:
spice, spicery, spiciness
the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored

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