- the quality of being mordant; sharpness.
Origin of mordancy
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Related Words for mordancyacerbity, acidity, acridity, acrimony, aspersion, banter, bitterness, burlesque, causticity, censure, comeback, contempt, corrosiveness, criticism, cut, cynicism, derision, dig, disparagement, invective
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Contemporary Examples of mordancy
The notion of winning has a typically English mordancy attached to it.England Eliminated From World Cup 2014: The ‘Years of Hurt’ Continue
June 20, 2014