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1. sharp

adjective. ['ˈʃɑːrp'] (of something seen or heard) clearly defined.

Synonyms

  • crisp

Antonyms

  • opacity
  • softness

Etymology

  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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  • lambasting
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2. sharp

adjective. ['ˈʃɑːrp'] ending in a sharp point.

Synonyms

  • acute
  • needlelike
  • pointed

Antonyms

  • backward
  • styleless
  • manual
  • slow

Etymology

  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sharp

adjective. ['ˈʃɑːrp'] marked by practical hardheaded intelligence.

Synonyms

  • smart
  • astute

Antonyms

  • kind
  • unbordered
  • indistinctness

Etymology

  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sharp

adjective. ['ˈʃɑːrp'] having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions.

Synonyms

  • knifelike
  • penetrative
  • acute
  • piercing
  • incisive
  • perceptive
  • keen
  • penetrating

Antonyms

  • noncritical
  • harmless
  • indiscriminate
  • undiscriminating

Etymology

  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. sharp

adjective. ['ˈʃɑːrp'] having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones.

Synonyms

  • shrill
  • high

Antonyms

  • moderate
  • unsaturated
  • chronic

Etymology

  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. sharp

adjective. ['ˈʃɑːrp'] extremely steep.

Synonyms

  • precipitous
  • abrupt

Antonyms

  • concentration
  • temperate
  • superficial

Etymology

  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. sharp

adjective. ['ˈʃɑːrp'] harsh.

Synonyms

  • unpleasant
  • tart

Antonyms

  • undiscerning
  • soft
  • unintelligent

Etymology

  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. sharp

adjective. ['ˈʃɑːrp'] keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point.

Synonyms

  • lancinating
  • fulgurating
  • cutting
  • intense
  • acute
  • salt
  • piercing
  • stabbing
  • lancinate
  • keen

Antonyms

  • good nature
  • rounded
  • indirect
  • bad

Etymology

  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. sharp

adverb. ['ˈʃɑːrp'] changing suddenly in direction and degree.

Synonyms

  • sharply

Antonyms

  • inclined
  • ascent

Etymology

  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. sharp

adjective. ['ˈʃɑːrp'] having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing.

Synonyms

  • sharpened
  • fang-like
  • penetrating
  • chisel-like
  • sharp-toothed
  • incisive
  • carnassial
  • file-like
  • metal-cutting
  • edged
  • sharpness
  • knifelike
  • razor-sharp
  • pointed
  • keen
  • drill-like
  • dagger-like
  • keenness

Antonyms

  • dull
  • dullness
  • obtuseness
  • stupidity

Etymology

  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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