One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Gentilis (b. 1590), translator. From classical Latin ācritūdō pungency, bitterness, keenness, energy, harshness, fierceness, cruelty from ācris sharp + -tūdō.
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