Synonyms of astringent in English:

astringent


See definition of astringent

adjective

1‘the lotion has a mildly astringent effect on open pores’

SYNONYMS

constricting, contracting, constrictive, constringent, styptic

2‘her godmother's astringent words had the desired effect’

SYNONYMS

severe, sharp, stern, harsh, rough, acerbic, austere, caustic, mordant, trenchant

sarcastic, sardonic, scathing, cutting, incisive, penetrating, piercing, stinging, searing

wounding, hurtful, unkind, cruel, spiteful, waspish, poisonous, vicious

North American acerb

informal bitchy, catty

British informal sarky

North American informal snarky

rare acidulous, mordacious