Synonyms and Antonyms of pungency
a harsh or sharp quality
- The pungency of the vinegar gives the salad dressing the kick that it needs.
acerbity, acidity, acidness, acridity, acridness, acrimoniousness, acrimony, acuteness, asperity, bite, bitterness, edge, harshness, keenness, poignance, poignancy, roughness, sharpness, tartness
ginger, punch, spice, tang
raucousness, severeness, severity, shrillness, virulence, vitriol
the quality or state of being stimulating to the mind or senses
- Theatergoers have long delighted in the pungency and wit of the play's dialogue.
acuteness, keenness, sharpness
excitement, invigoration, stimulant, stimulation, stimulus, thrill
flavor, redolence, savor (also savour), savoriness, tastiness