Definition of acerbity
: the quality of being acerbic
Examples of acerbity in a Sentence
the customer made his displeasure known with more acerbity than was necessary
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And yet another worried about the prospect of a boycott of their companies’ products depending on the acerbity of their words.
Its emotional harshness and quasi-confessional acerbity is radically untimely—and therefore enduring.
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