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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -asperity-, *asperity*
English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
asperity(อัสเพอ'ริที) n. ความหยาบ,ความไม่ละมุนละม่อม,ความรุนแรง (อากาศ) ,ความลำบาก, Syn. crossness ###A. smoothness)

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
asperity(n) ความรุนแรง,ความหยาบ,ความกระด้าง

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
asperity    (n) (a1 s p e1 r i t ii)

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Asperity \As*per"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Asperities}. [L. asperitas, fr.
     asper rough: cf. F. asp['e]rit['e].]
     1. Roughness of surface; unevenness; -- opposed to
        {smoothness}. "The asperities of dry bodies." --Boyle.
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     2. Roughness or harshness of sound; that quality which grates
        upon the ear; raucity.
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     3. Roughness to the taste; sourness; tartness.
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     4. Moral roughness; roughness of manner; severity;
        crabbedness; harshness; -- opposed to {mildness}.
        "Asperity of character." --Landor.
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              It is no very cynical asperity not to confess
              obligations where no benefit has been received.
                                                    --Johnson.
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     5. Sharpness; disagreeableness; difficulty.
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              The acclivities and asperities of duty. --Barrow.
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     Syn: Acrimony; moroseness; crabbedness; harshness; sourness;
          tartness. See {Acrimony}.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  asperity
      n 1: something hard to endure; "the asperity of northern
           winters" [syn: {asperity}, {grimness}, {hardship}, {rigor},
           {rigour}, {severity}, {severeness}, {rigorousness},
           {rigourousness}]
      2: harshness of manner [syn: {asperity}, {sharpness}] [ant:
         {bluntness}, {dullness}]

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