HyperDic: acerbity

English > 3 senses of the word acerbity:
NOUNattributeacerbitya sharp bitterness
attributeacerbity, tartnessa sharp sour taste
attributeacerbity, bitterness, acrimony, jaundice, tartness, thorninessa rough and bitter manner
English > acerbity: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA sharp bitterness.
Broaderbitterness, bitterThe property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
Spanishacerbidad
Catalanacerbitat
Verbsacerbatemake sour or bitter
English > acerbity: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA sharp sour taste.
Synonymtartness
Broadersourness, sour, acidityThe property of being acidic
Spanishacerbidad, agrura
Adjectivesacerbicsour or bitter in taste
Verbsacerbatemake sour or bitter
English > acerbity: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA rough and bitter manner.
Synonymsbitterness, acrimony, jaundice, tartness, thorniness
BroaderdisagreeablenessAn ill-tempered and offensive disposition
Spanishacrimonia, acritud
Catalanacrimònia, acritud
Adjectivesacerbicharsh or corrosive in tone
Verbsacerbatecause to be bitter or resentful

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