otherness, avidity, rigor, gaminess, hardship, sharp, sting, severeness, acuity, acrimony, distinctness, bit, eagerness, incisiveness, chomp, asperity, collation, rigour, virulence, avidness, rigourousness, bound, snack, insect bite, bite, morsel, raciness, malignity, visual acuity, moroseness, sharp-sightedness, discreteness, separateness, unkindness, severalty, ribaldry
pungency (part of speech: noun)
shrillness (part of speech: noun)
severity (part of speech: noun)
harshness, leanness, abruptness, matter-of-factness, grimness, sternness, coolness, causticity, astringency, crispness, intensity, correctness, dryness, frostiness, severity, preciseness, discipline, bluntness, stringency, strictness, chilliness, acerbity, starkness, acuteness, authoritarianism, austerity, rigorousness, gruffness, oppressiveness, brusqueness, briskness, keenness, bleakness, meticulousness
sharpness (part of speech: noun)
sourness (part of speech: noun)
cunning (part of speech: noun)
edge (part of speech: noun)
wit (part of speech: noun)
drollness, inventiveness, comedy, trickiness, cunningness, humor, astuteness, quickness, cleverness, wit, adroitness, foxiness, brilliance, canniness, urbanity, shrewdness, facility, wiliness, intellect, scintillation, finesse, scurrility, ingeniousness, artfulness, deftness, craftiness, slyness, sophistry, resourcefulness, irony, subtleness
- Marian had always her views of sharpness; she was, as her sister privately commented, great on it. - "The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2", Henry James.
- But the explanation of the disasters he caused everywhere by his disagreeable sharpness of speech and behaviour did not amuse them. - "A Prisoner in Fairyland", Algernon Blackwood.
- The condition was one of many, and the others for the most part declared themselves with much of an equal, though a different, sharpness. - "Notes of a Son and Brother", Henry James.