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Synonyms for mordant
ˈmɔr dnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mordant(adj)

    a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process

    Antonyms:
    constructive, unsarcastic

  2. black, grim, mordant(adj)

    harshly ironic or sinister

    "black humor"; "a grim joke"; "grim laughter"; "fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit"

    Synonyms:
    blackened, dispirited, opprobrious, bootleg, black-market, disgraceful, calamitous, macabre, dismal, dark, sick, disconsolate, black, fateful, down in the mouth, unforgiving, low, smuggled, unrelenting, inglorious, stern, dim, pitch-dark, fatal, unappeasable, gruesome, ghastly, pitch-black, downhearted, grim, low-spirited, down(p), dour, downcast, contraband, erosive, shameful, disastrous, smutty, relentless, corrosive, forbidding, ignominious, sorry, vitriolic, gloomy, drab, bleak, depressed, dingy, inexorable, dreary, drear, grisly, caustic, blue, sinister

    Antonyms:
    unsarcastic, constructive

  3. caustic, corrosive, erosive, vitriolic, mordant(adj)

    of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action

    Synonyms:
    acrid, blistering, sulphurous, sulfurous, grim, corrosive, acid, erosive, bitter, virulent, caustic, acerbic, vitriolic, black, acerb

    Antonyms:
    constructive, unsarcastic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mordant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    biting, mordacious

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How to use mordant in a sentence?

  1. James Russell Lowell:

    The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience.


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