- n a quick and penetrating intelligence
- n the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
- n a strong odor or taste property
the sharpness of strange spices
- n the quality of being keenly and painfully felt
the sharpness of her loss
- n thinness of edge or fineness of point
- n the quality of being sharp and clear
- n harshness of manner
- The one found in Baghdad was clearly worn from use, its nails having lost some of their sharpness.
- He attributes his brain's enduring sharpness not to an intravenous espresso drip but to 40 minutes of meditation each morning and evening.
- The sharpness of our minds gets blunted in the process.
- Gary Neville in guardian.co.uk
I've played three times for the reserves since the turn of the year and this is the longest run I've been on in terms of training and playing games,said Neville. "It's going to take time for me to get back to full match sharpness after...
- Jason Varitek in SI.com
The strength in Josh's pitching was there,Varitek said. "He hadn't been on the mound in a while and it just led to a little sharpness issue."
- Lleyton Hewitt in The Age
I felt ready when I had to go on the court,Hewitt said. "I started pretty well. As the match went on, maybe I lost that sharpness a little bit, I was ready to go (at) 7.30 tonight when we went out to play."