noun, plural as·per·i·ties.
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He looked at the president when the president spoke, and his expression revealed no asperity or disdain.
"Nevertheless, the contrary is the case," replied Doa Encarnacion, with asperity.
Mr. D., accustomed to unrestrained license of tongue, retorted with great asperity, and much harshness of language.
Miss Carrington heard the bustle in the class, so she sat up and looked out over the room with asperity.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
The orators of the opposition declaimed against him with great animation and asperity.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Yet her mother, at this, turned upon her with sudden asperity.The Tragic Muse|Henry James