- The quality or state of being sharp: the sweet flavour contrasts with the sharpness of the lemon his health and mental sharpness declinedMore example sentences
intensity, severity, acuteness, keenness, violence, fierceness, ferocitychilliness, chill, briskness, coldness, keenness, iciness, bitterness, harshnessharshness, asperity, bitterness, acerbity, acidity, tartness, edgeclarity, definition, precision, crispnessacuity, acuteness, keenness, sharp-wittedness, quick-wittedness, perceptiveness, discernment, percipience, penetration, discrimination, cleverness, shrewdness, astuteness, intelligence, intuitiveness, agility, nimbleness• informal savvy
- In fact, the intellectual sharpness of the record is more like that of a dull butter knife.
- It slows so that you're able to discern the edges with startling sharpness.
- The music lends the story precision and sharpness without any murmuring.