Definition of pungence in English:

pungence

Pronunciation /ˈpʌn(d)ʒ(ə)ns/

noun

  • Pungency.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in George Crabbe (1754–1832), poet and Church of England clergyman. From pungent or its etymon classical Latin pungent-, pungēns see -ence.