Asperity and Pointedness


Asperity noun - A harsh or sharp quality.
Usage example: doesn't like the asperity of most experimental music

Pointedness and asperity are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Pointedness" instead a noun "Asperity".


Pointedness noun - The quality of being obviously directed at a particular person or thing.
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Synonyms for Pointedness

Asperity and pointedness are semantically related. You can use "Asperity" instead a noun "Pointedness".
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Pointedness and Asperity. (2016). Retrieved 2022, August 08, from
Asperity & Pointedness. N.p., 2016. Web. 08 Aug. 2022. <>.
Pointedness or Asperity. 2016. Accessed August 08, 2022.
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