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Definitions of acridness word

  • noun acridness Bitterness or acerbity. 1
  • noun acridness An acrid taste or smell. 0

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acridness popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for acridness

noun acridness

  • bitterness — having a harsh, disagreeably acrid taste, like that of aspirin, quinine, wormwood, or aloes.
  • acerbity — Acerbity is a kind of bitter, critical humour.
  • astringent — An astringent is a liquid that you put on your skin to make it less oily or to make cuts stop bleeding.
  • pungency — sharply affecting the organs of taste or smell, as if by a penetrating power; biting; acrid.
  • sourness — having an acid taste, resembling that of vinegar, lemon juice, etc.; tart.

Antonyms for acridness

noun acridness

  • kindness — the state or quality of being kind: kindness to animals.
  • oversweet — having the taste or flavor characteristic of sugar, honey, etc.

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