Definitions of sourness
  1. noun
    the property of being acidic
    synonyms: acidity, sour
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    acerbity, tartness
    a sharp sour taste
    vinegariness, vinegarishness
    a sourness resembling that of vinegar
    type of:
    taste property
    a property appreciated via the sense of taste
  2. noun
    the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    synonyms: sour, tartness
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    acidity, acidulousness
    the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
    type of:
    gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation
    the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
  3. noun
    a sullen moody resentful disposition
    synonyms: moroseness, sulkiness, sullenness
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    type of:
    ill nature
    a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
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