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asperity

noun [U] uk   /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
Translations of “asperity”
in Chinese (Traditional) (言語、舉止的)嚴厲,粗暴…
in Chinese (Simplified) (言语、举止的)严厉,粗暴…
(Definition of asperity from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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