Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun thorniness

2 senses of thorniness

Sense 1
prickliness, bristliness, spininess, thorniness -- (the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines)
       => roughness, raggedness -- (a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven)

Sense 2
bitterness, acrimony, acerbity, jaundice, tartness, thorniness -- (a rough and bitter manner)
       => disagreeableness -- (an ill-tempered and offensive disposition)

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