Synonyms and Antonyms of piercing
causing intense discomfort to one's skin
- That light sweater will be no match for the piercing wind outside.
marked by a high volume of sound
- The frightened child emitted a piercing shriek that could be heard all over the house.
blaring, blasting, booming, clamorous, clangorous, deafening, earsplitting, loud, plangent, resounding, roaring, slam-bang, sonorous, stentorian, thundering, thunderous
brazen, dinning, discordant, noisy, obstreperous, raucous, rip-roaring, vociferous
grating, harsh, overloud, sharp, shrill, squealing, strident
dead, quiet, silent, still, stilly, ultraquiet
calm, dreamy, peaceful, restful, serene, soothing, tranquil
hushed, muffled, muted, softened, toned (down)