acridity


acridity
Synonyms and related words:
acerbity, acidity, acidness, acidulousness, acridness, acrimony, acuity, acumination, acuteness, asperity, astringence, astringency, bite, bitingness, bitter pill, bitterness, causticity, causticness, corrosiveness, cuttingness, edge, fierceness, gall, gall and wormwood, grip, harshness, incisiveness, keenness, mordacity, mordancy, mucronation, piercingness, piquancy, poignancy, point, pointedness, prickliness, pungency, rigor, roughness, severity, sharpness, sourness, spinosity, stabbingness, sting, stridency, stringency, tartness, teeth, thorniness, trenchancy, vehemence, violence, virulence

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  • Acridity — A*crid i*ty, Acridness Ac rid*ness . The quality of being acrid or pungent; irritant bitterness; extreme bitterness; acrimony; as, the acridity of a plant, of a speech. Syn: acridness [1913 Webster] 2. having an acrid smell. Syn: pungency… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acridity — acrid ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unpleasantly bitter or pungent. DERIVATIVES acridity noun acridly adverb. ORIGIN from Latin acer sharp, pungent …   English terms dictionary

  • acridity — noun 1. having an acrid smell • Hypernyms: ↑smell, ↑odor, ↑odour, ↑olfactory sensation, ↑olfactory perception 2. extreme bitterness the acridity of alkali • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • acridity — noun see acrid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acridity — See acrid. * * * …   Universalium

  • acridity — noun a) bitterness or acerbity b) An acrid taste or smell. Syn: acridness …   Wiktionary

  • acridity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Irony or bitterness, as of tone: acerbity, acidity, causticity, corrosiveness, mordacity, mordancy, sarcasm, trenchancy. See LAUGHTER, RESPECT …   English dictionary for students

  • acridity — n. quality of being bitter, quality of being irritating; quality of being caustic, acerbity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acridity — n. See acridness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • acridity — acrid·i·ty …   English syllables