Synonyms and Antonyms of sharpness
a harsh or sharp quality
- He found that the bland crackers helped cut the sharpness of the cheese.
acerbity, acidity, acidness, acridity, acridness, acrimoniousness, acrimony, acuteness, asperity, bite, bitterness, edge, harshness, keenness, poignance, poignancy, pungency, roughness, tartness
ginger, punch, spice, tang
raucousness, severeness, severity, shrillness, virulence, vitriol
an uncomfortable degree of coolness
- Dress warmly; there's a bit of sharpness in the air today.
exceptional discernment and judgment especially in practical matters
- possesses a political sharpness that most campaign managers would envy
acumen, astuteness, caginess (also cageyness), canniness, clear-sightedness, foxiness, hardheadedness, intelligence, keenness, knowingness, shrewdness, wit
discernment, insight, perception, perceptiveness, perceptivity, percipience, sagaciousness, sagacity, sageness, sapience, wisdom
artfulness, artifice, craft, craftiness, cunning, deviousness, guile, slickness, slyness, sneakiness, subtleness, subtlety, wiliness
brain(s), gray matter, intellect, reason, sense
artlessness, greenness, guilelessness, ingenuousness, innocence, naiveness, naïveté (also naivete), simplemindedness, simpleness, simplicity, unsophistication, unworldliness
brainlessness, density, doltishness, dopiness, dumbness, fatuity, foolishness, half-wittedness, mindlessness, oafishness, obtuseness, senselessness, slowness, stupidity, stupidness, vacuity, witlessness
the state or quality of being able to sense slight impressions or differences
- He possesses the proverbial sharpness of an eagle's eye.