HyperDic: sourness

English > 3 senses of the word sourness:
NOUNcognitionsourness, sour, tartnessthe taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
attributesourness, sour, aciditythe property of being acidic
attributesourness, sulkiness, sullenness, morosenessa sullen moody resentful disposition
English > sourness: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth.
Synonymssour, tartness
Narroweracidity, acidulousnessThe taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
Broadertaste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perceptionThe sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
Spanishagrura
Catalanagre, agresa, agror
Adjectivessourone of the four basic taste sensations
English > sourness: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of being acidic.
Synonymssour, acidity
Narroweracerbity, tartnessA sharp sour taste
vinegariness, vinegarishnessA sourness resembling that of vinegar / vinegar
Broadertaste propertyA property appreciated via the sense of taste
Spanishacedía, acidez
Adjectivessourhaving a sharp biting taste / taste
soursmelling of fermentation or staleness
sourin an unpalatable state
sourone of the four basic taste sensations
English > sourness: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA sullen moody resentful disposition.
Synonymssulkiness, sullenness, moroseness
Broaderill natureA disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
Spanishhosquedad
Adjectivessourshowing a brooding ill humor

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