Synonyms and related words:
Faustianism, acerbity, acidity, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, anger, animosity, animus, asperity, astringence, astringency, atonalism, atonality, bad blood, bad humor, bad temper, bile, biliousness, bitingness, bitter feeling, bitter pill, bitterness, cacophony, causticity, choler, clinker, cold comfort, corrosiveness, cuttingness, disappointment, discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, discord, discordance, discordancy, disgruntlement, disharmony, dissatisfaction, dissatisfiedness, dissonance, dissonancy, dissonant chord, divine discontent, edge, envy, feud, flatness, gall, gall and wormwood, hard feelings, harshness, ill blood, ill feeling, ill humor, ill nature, ill temper, ill will, inharmoniousness, inharmony, keenness, mordancy, off note, peevishness, petulance, piquancy, poignancy, pungency, querulousness, rancor, rebelliousness, resentment, restiveness, restlessness, roughness, severity, sharpness, soreness, sour note, spleen, stridor, sulkiness, tartness, trenchancy, tunelessness, uneasiness, unfulfillment, unhappiness, unharmoniousness, unmusicality, unpleasure, unsatisfaction, untunefulness, vendetta, venom, vexation of spirit, virulence, vitriol, wolf

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • sourness — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Acid taste Nouns 1. sourness, acid[ity], acerbity, acridity, astringency, tartness, rancidness, unsavoriness. See taste, pungency, discord. 2. (sour substance) vinegar, acetum, verjuice, acetic acid, alum; …   English dictionary for students

  • sourness — sour ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a sharp taste like lemon or vinegar. 2) tasting or smelling rancid from fermentation or staleness. 3) resentful, bitter, or angry. ► NOUN ▪ a cocktail made by mixing a spirit with lemon or lime juice. ► VERB ▪ make or… …   English terms dictionary

  • sourness — noun see sour I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sourness — See sourish. * * * …   Universalium

  • sourness — sour·ness || saÊŠÉ™rnɪs n. acidity, sour flavor; bitterness, disillusionment, resentment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sourness — n. 1. Acidity, tartness, sharpness. 2. Acrimony, asperity, moroseness, harshness, crabbedness, churlishness, peevishness, discontent, crossness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sourness — sour·ness …   English syllables