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Meaning of ACRIDITY

Pronunciation:  u'kriditee

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.

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