HyperDic: sharpness

English > 7 senses of the word sharpness:
NOUNcognitionsharpness, acuteness, acuity, keennessa quick and penetrating intelligence
attributesharpness, edgethe attribute of urgency in tone of voice
attributesharpness, pungency, bite, racinessa strong odor or taste property
attributesharpnessthe quality of being keenly and painfully felt
attributesharpness, keennessthinness of edge or fineness of point
attributesharpness, distinctnessthe quality of being sharp and clear
attributesharpness, asperityharshness of manner
sharpness > pronunciation
Soundsshaa'rpnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > sharpness: 7 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA quick and penetrating intelligence.
Synonymsacuteness, acuity, keenness
Narrowersteel trapAn acute intelligence (an analogy based on the well-known sharpness of steel traps)
BroaderintelligenceThe ability to comprehend
Spanishacuidad, agudeza, vivacidad, viveza
Adjectivessharphaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
sharpmarked by practical hardheaded intelligence
English > sharpness: 7 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe attribute of urgency in tone of voice.
Synonymedge
Broaderurgencypressing importance requiring speedy action
English > sharpness: 7 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA strong odor or taste property.
Example "the sharpness of strange spices"
Synonymspungency, bite, raciness
Broaderspiciness, spice, spiceryThe property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
Spanishacrimonia, acritud, intensidad, picor
Catalanacrimonia, acrimònia, acritud, intensitat, picantor
English > sharpness: 7 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being keenly and painfully felt.
Example"the sharpness of her loss"
Broaderpainfulness, distressingnessThe quality of being painful
Adjectivessharpkeenly and painfully felt
sharpquick and forceful
English > sharpness: 7 senses > noun 5, attribute
Meaningthinness of edge or fineness of point.
Synonymkeenness
AttributessharpHaving or made by a thin edge or sharp point
NarroweracutenessThe quality of having a sharp / sharp edge or point
Broadershape, form, configuration, contour, conformationAny spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
Oppositedullness, bluntnessWithout sharpness or clearness of edge or point
Spanishagudeza, perspicacia
Adjectivessharphaving or made by a thin edge or sharp point
sharpending in a sharp point
English > sharpness: 7 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being sharp and clear.
Synonymdistinctness
NarrowerdefinitionClarity of outline
discernability, legibilitydistinctness that makes perception easy
focusmaximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
Broaderclearness, clarity, uncloudednessThe quality of clear water
Oppositeindistinctness, softness, blurriness, fogginess, fuzzinessThe quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines
Spanishnitidez
Catalannitidesa
Adjectivessharp(of something seen or heard) clearly defined
English > sharpness: 7 senses > noun 7, attribute
Meaningharshness of manner.
Synonymasperity
Broaderill natureA disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
Oppositedullness, bluntnessWithout sharpness or clearness of edge or point
Spanishaspereza
Adjectivessharpharsh

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