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Definition of the noun acridness

What does acridness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acridnesses

  1. extreme bitterness
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of acridness: acridity
    • more generic words: bitter / bitterness = the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
  2. the quality of being sharply disagreeable in language or tone
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of acridness: acridity
    • more generic word: disagreeableness = the quality of being disagreeable and unpleasant

Alternative definition of the noun acridness


  1. bitterness or acerbity
  2. An acrid taste or smell.

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Google previewA Readable English Dictionary (1888)

Etymologically Arranged, with an Alphabetical Index by David Milne

The property is called acridness and acridity. Acrimony means bitterness of character, arising from some real or supposed wrong, and showing itself in sarcastic speech and manner. Macaulay speaks of a prince of high spirit and acrimonious ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Bitter taster acridity, acridness. 2. Intensity, poignancy, gnevousness, seventy. 3 . Spleen, gall, rankling, rancor, heart-burning, animosity, hatred, malice, malignity , spite, eu- mity, ill-will, bad blood. 4. Asperity, acerbity, severity, harshness, ...

Google previewA Pocket Dictionary, Gujarati and English, Compiled by Karsandás Múlji (1862)

Acridness, acritude, pungency. (hy¡, a. Pungent, acrid, hot.

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

acidity acerbity, acridness, causticity, mordancy, pungency, ...

Google previewA comprehensive dictionary of English synonymes (1835)

by William Carpenter

Pungency — acridness, acrimoniousncss, smartness, keenness. To Punish — chastise, correct, chasten, discipline. Pupil — scholar, r 5 PUN 129 Prosperity—well-being, welfare, happiness. ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

abruptness absentmindedness absoluteness abstractness absurdness abusiveness accomplice accountableness accurateness accursedness accusativeness acquisitiveness acridness acrimonious acropolis activeness actless actress ...

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Acridness Meaning

Video shows what acridness means. bitterness or acerbity. An acrid taste or smell.. acridness synonyms: acridity. Acridness Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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