HyperDic: pungency

English > 2 senses of the word pungency:
NOUNcommunicationpungency, bitewit having a sharp and caustic quality
attributepungency, bite, sharpness, racinessa strong odor or taste property
English > pungency: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningwit having a sharp and caustic quality.
Example"he commented with typical pungency"
Broaderwit, humor, humour, witticism, wittinessA message whose ingenuity / ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
Adjectivespungentcapable of wounding
English > pungency: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA strong odor or taste property.
Example"the pungency of mustard"
Synonymsbite, sharpness, raciness
Broaderspiciness, spice, spiceryThe property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
Spanishacrimonia, acritud, intensidad, picor
Catalanacrimonia, acrimònia, acritud, intensitat, picantor
Adjectivespungentstrong and sharp

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