piercing

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

piercing

adjective

Definition of PIERCING

1
causing intense discomfort to one's skin <that light sweater will be no match for the piercing wind outside>
Near Antonyms balmy, gentle, mild, soothing
2
marked by a high volume of sound <the frightened child emitted a piercing shriek that could be heard all over the house>
Antonyms gentle, low, soft

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