Acerbity

in a Sentence

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Definition of Acerbity

roughness or harshness, as in language or temperament

Examples of Acerbity in a sentence

The acerbity in the teacher’s tone made the small child cry.

With great acerbity, the coach reprimanded his star player for missing curfew.

The man screamed at his wife with an acerbity that made her fear for her safety.

Because Mary was frustrated, she issued her response with a large amount of acerbity.

I knew immediately from the acerbity in my father’s tone I was in trouble.

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