causticity
noun see caustic I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • causticity — index severity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • causticity — kȯˈstisəd.ē, ətē, i noun ( es) Etymology: French causticité, from Latin causticus + French ité ity 1. : the quality or state of being caustic : corrosiveness the causticity of potash …   Useful english dictionary

  • causticity — See caustically. * * * …   Universalium

  • causticity — noun The quality of being caustic …   Wiktionary

  • Causticity — Щёлочность …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • causticity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Irony or bitterness, as of tone: acerbity, acidity, acridity, corrosiveness, mordacity, mordancy, sarcasm, trenchancy. See LAUGHTER, RESPECT …   English dictionary for students

  • causticity — caus·tic·i·ty || kɔː stɪsÉ™tɪ n. harshness, sharpness; corrosiveness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • causticity — caus·tic·i·ty …   English syllables

  • acidity — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sourness, bitterness, acridity, acidosis, acidulousness, hyperacidity, tartness, sharpness, acridness, pungency, fermentation, vinegariness, harshness, causticity, astringency, keenness. Ant. sweetness*, alkalinity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Causticily — Caus*tic i*ly, n. 1. The quality of being caustic; corrosiveness; as, the causticity of potash. [1913 Webster] 2. Severity of language; sarcasm; as, the causticity of a reply or remark. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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