Asperity in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Asperity

manner or tone of voice

Examples of Asperity in a sentence

When I was a teenager, my father used asperity when he spoke with all my dates in hopes of scaring them away.  🔊

The police officer’s dislike of me was obvious from the asperity with which he demanded my driver’s license.  🔊

Although Jim agreed with the critic’s review of the restaurant, he did not like the asperity the reviewer used when ridiculing the chef.  🔊

Sophia’s rudeness was apparent when she responded to the constructive criticism with asperity.  🔊

Whenever the principal talks to me it is with an abrupt asperity that makes me wonder if she even likes children.  🔊

My mother spoke to me with asperity when I failed all of my classes.  🔊

Because the teacher was mad, she addressed the students with asperity as she gave them detention slips.  🔊

During the police interview, the defiant teenager hid his fears behind a wall of asperity.  🔊

The dog started to cower as soon as it heard the asperity in its owner’s voice.  🔊

When questioned about his marital separation, the unhappy celebrity responded with asperity.  🔊

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