Synonyms for Mordant:

adj.

acid (adjective)
stinging, sarcastic, trenchant.
acrimonious (adjective)
astringent.
all (adjective)
grim, black.
biting (adjective)
severe.
caustic (adjective)
pungent.
incisive (adjective)
slashing.
mordant (adjective)
sharp, scathing, biting, cutting.
painful (adjective)
stinging.
severe (adjective)
severe.

n.

accusing, accusatory, ad hominem. trenchant, sharp, mordacious, stinging, truculent, acidic, cutting, respect, attack, slashing, astringent, biting, pungent, scathing. mordant (noun)
grim, black, sarcastic.
stringent (noun)
sharp, severe.

Other synonyms:

stinging, mordacious, acidic, astringent. slashing, severe, cutting, scathing. pungent, biting. truculent, trenchant. sharp.

Usage examples for mordant

  1. It was a ghastly mockery, a blasphemous farce, a satire on Christianity infinitely more sardonic and mordant than anything I ever wrote or published. – Prisoner for Blasphemy by G. W. [George William] Foote