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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sourness

    Acerbity is a sharpness, with a touch of bitterness, which may arise from momentary annoyance or habitual impatience; asperity is keener and more pronounced, denoting distinct irritation or vexation; in speech asperity is often manifested by the tone of voice rather than by the words that are spoken. Acrimony in speech or temper is like a corrosive acid; it springs from settled character or deeply rooted feeling of aversion or unkindness. One might speak with momentary asperity to his child, but not with acrimony, unless estrangement had begun. Malignity is the extreme of settled ill intent; virulence is an envenomed hostility. Virulence of speech is a quality in language that makes the language seem as if exuding poison. Virulence is outspoken; malignity may be covered with smooth and courteous phrase. We say intense virulence, deep malignity. Severity is always painful, and may be terrible, but carries ordinarily the implication, true or false, of justice. Compare ANGER; BITTER; ENMITY.

    Synonyms:
    acerbity, acrimony, asperity, bitterness, causticity, harshness, malignity, moroseness, severity, sharpness, tartness, unkindness, virulence

    Antonyms:
    amiability, courtesy, gentleness, good nature, kindness, mildness, smoothness, sweetness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sour, sourness, tartnessnoun

    the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth

    Synonyms:
    acrimony, moroseness, sulkiness, bitterness, acidity, tartness, sour, sullenness, jaundice, acerbity, thorniness

  2. sourness, sour, aciditynoun

    the property of being acidic

    Synonyms:
    moroseness, sulkiness, acidulousness, acidity, tartness, sour, sullenness

  3. sulkiness, sullenness, moroseness, sournessnoun

    a sullen moody resentful disposition

    Synonyms:
    glumness, sulk, moroseness, sulkiness, acidity, tartness, sour, sullenness, huffishness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sournessnoun

    Synonyms:
    acidity, tartness

  2. sournessnoun

    Synonyms:
    acrimony, asperity, moroseness, crabbedness, churlishness, peevishness, petulance, ill temper, bad blood

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sournessnoun

    Synonyms:
    acidity, tartness, acerbity, sharpness, rancidity, mustiness, asperity, acrimony, moroseness, cynicism, crossness

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How to use sourness in a sentence?

  1. Alex Acker:

    It's an un-hopped beer and a unique recipe that we wanted to stay true to, without the hops in there and with these other unusual ingredients, you get a starchy, grainy flavor and aroma with a bit of sourness, almost like an ancient berliner weisse.

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Translations for sourness

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  • αγουράδα, αγουρίλα, ξινίλα, δυστροπία, στρυφνότηταGreek
  • happamuusFinnish
  • სიმჟავეGeorgian
  • zerpte, zuurteDutch

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