The difficulty or distress resulting to an individual or entity from a court decision, zoning decision, or passage of a law; taken into account as one factor in an equity proceeding. The difficulty or distress resulting to an individual or entity from a court decision, zoning decision, or passage of a law; taken into account as one factor in an equity proceeding.
A thing or circumstance that causes ongoing or persistent suffering or difficulty:
Find another word for asperity. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for asperity, like: bitterness, sharpness, ill temper, rigor, severity, difficulty, harshness, unevenness, ruggedness, roughness and rudeness.
His policy had aroused German jealousy, which became evident in the asperity with which the question of Morocco was handled in Berlin.
But after his stay at Malta, Coleridge announced to his friends that he had given up his "Socinianism" (of which ever afterwards he spoke with asperity), professing a return to Christian faith, though still putting on it a mystical construction, as when he told Crabb Robinson that "Jesus Christ was a Platonic philosopher."
Bert adds the asperity of his Scottish voice to a lilting, traditional ballad called " House Carpenter " .
asperity in judgment (E.
The discontented condition of Upper Canada drew him into politics., and on the 18th of May 1824 he published at Queenston the first number of the Colonial Advocate, in which the ruling oligarchy was attacked with great asperity.