Acerbity in a Sentence  🔊

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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