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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines;
[syn: prickliness, bristliness, spininess, thorniness]

2. a rough and bitter manner;
[syn: bitterness, acrimony, acerbity, jaundice, tartness, thorniness]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

thorniness n 1: the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines [syn: prickliness, bristliness, spininess, thorniness] 2: a rough and bitter manner [syn: bitterness, acrimony, acerbity, jaundice, tartness, thorniness]