Sharp·ness, n. The quality or condition of being sharp; keenness; acuteness.
n 1: a quick and penetrating intelligence; "he argued with great
acuteness"; "I admired the keenness of his mind" [syn: acuteness,
2: the attribute of urgency; "his voice had an edge to it"
3: a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard";
"the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange
spices" [syn: pungency, bite]
4: thinness of edge or fineness of point [syn: keenness]
5: the quality of being sharp and clear [syn: distinctness]
6: harshness of manner [syn: asperity] [ant: dullness]