acridity

Definitions of acridity
  1. noun
    extreme bitterness
    “the acridity of alkali”
    synonyms: acridness
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    type of:
    bitter, bitterness
    the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
  2. noun
    having an acrid smell
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    type of:
    odor, odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell
    the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
  3. noun
    the quality of being sharply disagreeable in language or tone
    synonyms: acridness
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    type of:
    disagreeableness
    the quality of being disagreeable and unpleasant
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