Definition of pungency
: the quality or state of being pungent
Examples of pungency in a Sentence
the pungency of the vinegar gives the salad dressing the kick that it needs
theatergoers have long delighted in the pungency and wit of the play's dialogue
Recent Examples of pungency from the Web
Her voice has a husky power and pungency akin to Adele, Rihanna and Pink; her songs can be vows of attraction or counterattacks in a lovers’ quarrel.
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