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English definition of “asperity”

asperity

noun [U]     /əˈsper.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/ formal
the quality of being severe in the way that you speak and behave : the asperity of her manner Ways of speaking
(Definition of asperity noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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