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Meaning of ACRIDITY

Pronunciation:  u'kriditee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  extreme bitterness; "the acridity of alkali"
  2. [n]  having an acrid smell
 

ACRIDITY is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: acridness, pungency
 
 See Also: bitter, bitterness, odor, odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*crid"i*ty\, Acridness \Ac"rid*ness\n.
The quality of being acrid or pungent; irritant bitterness;
acrimony; as, the acridity of a plant, of a speech.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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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