What does the word acerbity mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Sourness, as of temper, etc.; harshness.

Usage examples for acerbity

  1. " Well, you can leave that part out," rejoined Mr. Rose, with some acerbity. – Short Cruises by W.W. Jacobs
  2. " Dogs are so foolishly faithful," remarked Miss Lansdale, with polite acerbity. – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson