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acerbity

noun

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a harsh or sharp quality
  • the customer made his displeasure known with more acerbity than was necessary

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The first known use of acerbity was in 1572

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“Acerbity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/acerbity. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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