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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: asperity (0.01111 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to asperity.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: asperity asperity n 1: something hard to endure; “the asperity of northern winters” [syn: grimness, hardship, rigor, rigour, severity, rigorousness] 2: harshness of manner [syn: sharpness] [ant: dullness]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Asperity Asperity \As*per"i*ty\, n.; pl. Asperities. [L. asperitas, fr. asper rough: cf. F. asp['e]rit['e].] 1. Roughness of surface; unevenness; -- opposed to smoothness. “The asperities of dry bodies.” --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. Roughness or harshness of sound; that quality which grates upon the ear; raucity. [1913 Webster] 3. Roughness to the taste; sourness; tartness. [1913 Webster] 4. Moral roughness; roughness of manner; severity; crabbedness; harshness; -- opposed to mildness. “Asperity of character.” --Landor. [1913 Webster] It is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations where no benefit has been received. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] 5. Sharpness; disagreeableness; difficulty. [1913 Webster] The acclivities and asperities of duty. --Barrow. [1913 Webster] Syn: Acrimony; moroseness; crabbedness; harshness; sourness; tartness. See Acrimony. [1913 Webster]


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