acridness

  • 1 Acridness — 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:… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 acridness — noun see acrid …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 3 acridness — See acridity. * * * …

    Universalium

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

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  • 5 acridness — n. quality of being bitter, quality of being irritating; quality of being caustic, acerbity …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 6 acridness — n. 1. Acridity, sharpness, pungency, poignancy. 2. Severity, harshness, hardness. See acrimony, 2 …

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  • 7 acridness — ac·rid·ness …

    English syllables

  • 8 acridness — noun 1. extreme bitterness the acridity of alkali • Syn: ↑acridity • Hypernyms: ↑bitterness, ↑bitter 2. the quality of being sharply disagreeable in language or tone • Syn: ↑ …

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

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  • 10 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

  • 11 acrid — adjective Etymology: modification of Latin acr , acer sharp more at edge Date: 1712 1. sharp and harsh or unpleasantly pungent in taste or odor ; irritating 2. deeply or violently bitter ; acrimonious < an acrid …

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  • 12 acrid — acridity /euh krid i tee/, acridness, n. acridly, adv. /ak rid/, adj. 1. sharp or biting to the taste or smell; bitterly pungent; irritating to the eyes, nose, etc.: acrid smoke from burning rubber. 2. extremely or sharply stinging or bitter;… …

    Universalium

  • 13 bitterness — noun /ˈbɪtənəs/ a) the quality of having a bitter taste b) the quality of feeling bitter; acrimony, resentment Syn: acerbicness, acridity, acridness …

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

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  • 15 acerbity — Synonyms and related words: acescency, acid, acidity, acidness, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, animosity, asperity, astringence, astringency, bile, bite, bitingness, bitter pill, bitter resentment, bitterness, bitterness of spirit …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 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,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 astringency — Synonyms and related words: Spartanism, abbreviation, acerbity, acidity, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, asperity, astriction, astringence, austerity, authoritarianism, bite, bitingness, bitter pill, bitterness, bottleneck,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 bitter pill — Synonyms and related words: acerbity, acridity, acridness, affliction, astringence, astringency, bitter cup, bitter draft, bitter draught, bitterness, burden, burden of care, cankerworm of care, care, causticity, cross, crown of thorns, curse,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 bitterness — Synonyms and related words: absolute zero, acerbity, aching heart, acid, acidity, acidness, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, agony, agony of mind, algidity, anguish, animosity, animus, antagonism, apologies, asperity, astringence,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 gall — Synonyms and related words: ablate, abrade, abrase, abrasion, acerbity, acid, acidity, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, afflict, affliction, aggravate, aggravation, agonize, ail, anger, animosity, annoy, annoyance, arouse, arrogance …

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