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asperity (noun)

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  • asperity — ► NOUN (pl. asperities) 1) harshness of tone or manner. 2) a rough edge on a surface. ORIGIN Latin asperitas, from asper rough …   English terms dictionary

  • asperity — noun a) Roughness as of stone or weather. Asperity of Maines winter b) Something that is harsh and hard to endure. Go, ribald, get you henceTo your cabin with celerity.This is the consequenceOf ill advised asperity! …   Wiktionary

  • asperity — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English asprete, from Anglo French aspreté, from aspre rough, from Latin asper, from Old Latin *absperos, from ab ab + speros; akin to Sanskrit apasphura repelling, Latin spernere to spurn more at spurn Date:… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • asperity — noun (C, U) (formal) a way of speaking or behaving that is rough or severe: the asperity of her manner …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • asperity — noun he replied with some asperity in his tone Syn: harshness, sharpness, abrasiveness, roughness, severity, acerbity, astringency, tartness, sarcasm …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • asperity — UK [æˈsperətɪ] / US noun [uncountable] formal the quality of sounding annoyed and impatient when saying something She answered our questions with a touch of asperity …   English dictionary

  • asperity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. harshness, severity. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Acrimony] Syn. bitterness, sharpness, ill temper; see roughness 2 , rudeness . 2. [Hardship] Syn. rigor, severity, difficulty; see difficulty 1 , 2 , rigor …   English dictionary for students

  • asperity — as|per|i|ty [ æ sperəti ] noun uncount VERY FORMAL an unkind way of speaking or behaving that shows you are not patient …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • asperity — [ə spɛrɪti] noun (plural asperities) harshness of tone or manner. ↘(asperities) harsh qualities or conditions. Origin ME: from OFr. asperite, or L. asperitas, from asper rough …   English new terms dictionary

  • asperity — /æsˈpɛrəti / (say as peruhtee), /əs / (say uhs ) noun (plural asperities) 1. roughness or sharpness of temper; severity; acrimony. 2. hardship; difficulty; rigour. 3. roughness of surface; unevenness. 4. something rough or harsh. {Latin asperitas …   Australian English dictionary

  • grimness — noun 1. something hard to endure the asperity of northern winters • Syn: ↑asperity, ↑hardship, ↑rigor, ↑rigour, ↑severity, ↑severeness, ↑rigorousness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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