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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sharpness  \Sharp"ness\,  n.  [AS.  scearpness.] 
  The  quality  or  condition  of  being  sharp;  keenness;  acuteness. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  quick  and  penetrating  intelligence;  "he  argued  with  great 
  acuteness";  "I  admired  the  keenness  of  his  mind"  [syn:  {acuteness}, 
  {acuity},  {keenness}] 
  2:  having  a  sharp  bitter  flavor  [syn:  {pungency}] 
  3:  the  attribute  of  urgency;  "his  voice  had  an  edge  to  it" 
  [syn:  {edge}] 
  4:  a  sharp  bitter  taste  property  [syn:  {pungency},  {bite}] 
  5:  thinness  of  edge  or  fineness  of  point  [syn:  {keenness}] 
  [ant:  {dullness}] 
  6:  the  quality  of  being  sharp  and  clear  [syn:  {distinctness}] 
  [ant:  {indistinctness}] 
  7:  harshness  of  manner  [syn:  {asperity}]  [ant:  {dullness}] 

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