Synonyms and Antonyms of acridity
a harsh or sharp quality
- The acridity of the stand-up's comic rant was a little unexpected.
acerbity, acidity, acidness, acridness, acrimoniousness, acrimony, acuteness, asperity, bite, bitterness, edge, harshness, keenness, poignance, poignancy, pungency, roughness, sharpness, tartness
ginger, punch, spice, tang
raucousness, severeness, severity, shrillness, virulence, vitriol
biting sharpness of feeling or expression
- The acridity of the supervisor's reprimands was detrimental to morale in the department.
acidity, acidness, acridness, acrimony, asperity, bile, bitterness, cattiness, corrosiveness, mordancy, tartness, virulence, virulency, vitriol
gruffness, harshness, hostility, relentlessness, severity, sternness, vehemence
coldness, crossness, discourteousness, iciness, impoliteness, incivility, nastiness, rudeness, sourness, surliness, ungraciousness
anger, animosity, gall, jaundice, malevolence, malice, rancor, scorn, spite, spleen, venom, vindictiveness
jealousy, pique, resentment, sour grapes
civility, cordiality, courtesy, diplomacy, geniality, graciousness, kindness, politeness, tactfulness
compassion, softness, sweetness, sympathy, tenderness, warmth
oiliness, smoothness, suaveness, suavity, unctuousness, urbanity